The current literature review examines the assessment of malingering in adult forensic populations with a focus on recent applications of measures for identifying feigned psychiatric symptoms. Although a large amount of research on malingering assessment exists, such a review is needed given the limited research on factors that increase an individual’s ability to malinger successfully and evade detection. This review also serves as a guide to help clinicians select the most appropriate assessment measures which may vary across cases. Clinical implications of malingering assessment and suggestions for future research are discussed.
School of Behavioral Health
Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)
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Malingering; Borderline Personality Disorder; Behavioral Symptoms; Neurobehavioral Manifestations; Personality Inventory; Psychiatric Status Rating Scales; Psychometrics; Forensic Psychiatry
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Literature Reviews; Malingerers; Forensic Population; Malingering Assessment
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Carr, Caroline Mary Katherine, "The Assessment of Malingering Within Forensic Populations" (2015). Loma Linda University Electronic Theses, Dissertations & Projects. Paper 227.
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