Malingering, Feigning, and Response Bias in Psychiatric/ Psychological Injury

Implications for Practice and Court

  • Gerald Young

Part of the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine book series (LIME, volume 56)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Psychological Injury, Malingering, Definitions, Gold Standards, Models

  3. Malingering Detection, Law, Causality

  4. Psychological Injury, Assessment, Most Recent Literature

  5. Psychological Injuries, Therapy, Ethics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 453-453
    2. Gerald Young
      Pages 455-470
    3. Gerald Young
      Pages 535-566
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      Pages 567-591
  6. Supplements – Testing, Systems

  7. Terms, Education, Study, Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 775-775
    2. Gerald Young
      Pages 777-795
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      Pages 797-814
    4. Gerald Young
      Pages 881-898
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 899-925

About this book


This book is a comprehensive analysis of the definitions, concepts, and recent research on malingering, feigning, and other response biases in psychological injury/ forensic disability populations. It presents a new model of malingering and related biases, and develops a “diagnostic” system based on it that is applicable to PTSD, chronic pain, and TBI. Included are suggestions for effective practice and future research based on the literature reviews and the new systems, which are useful also because they can be used readily by psychiatrists as much as psychologists. ​


Feigning psychology Response Bias forensic disability malingering psychiatry malingering psychology psychological injury

Authors and affiliations

  • Gerald Young
    • 1
  1. 1.Glendon CollegeYork UniversityTorontoCanada

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