Clinical Acumen, Common Sense, and Data-Based Decision Making in the Assessment of Dissimulation During Head Injury Litigation

  • Cecil R. ReynoldsEmail author
  • Arthur MacNeill HortonJr.


Civil litigation related to personal injury over the last several decades has increased substantially, and consequently, the issue of assessment of false presentation and effort related to malingering has also increased. Base rates for malingering seen by neuropsychologists or psychologists of course vary depending on the specific sample of patients seen as the characteristics of different samples of patients seen can be very diverse.


National Football League Mild Head Injury Forensic Setting Scholastic Aptitude Test Clinical Neuropsychologist 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cecil R. Reynolds
    • 1
    Email author
  • Arthur MacNeill HortonJr.
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Educational PsychologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  2. 2.Psych Associates of MarylandBethesdaUSA

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