By Kyle Brauer Boone
Comprehensive and consumer pleasant, this ebook synthesizes the starting to be literature on symptom feigning in cognitive checking out and interprets it into evidence-based strategies for scientific and forensic perform. quite a lot of cognitive attempt evaluation recommendations and methods are seriously reviewed, together with either committed measures and using embedded symptoms in typical medical assessments. The booklet describes ways to distinguishing among credible and noncredible functionality in particular medical populations: individuals featuring with head damage, continual soreness and fatigue, attention-deficit/hyperactivity affliction and studying incapacity, psychological retardation, seizures, and publicity to environmental pollution. distinctive themes contain the possibly confounding results of psychiatric affliction and ethnocultural components on attempt checking out, and cognitive overview within the felony forensic setting.