Deception and Malingering

  • Laurence M. Binder
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)


This chapter describes the evaluation of the possibility of malingering in neuropsychological assessment. Cases with financial incentives will be emphasized—e.g. workers compensation, personal injury litigation, and Social Security disability. Although malingering in criminal forensic and military settings will not be discussed, this material is relevant to those settings. Assessment of the patient who is attempting to feign mental health will not be examined.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence M. Binder
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  1. 1.Psychology ServiceVeterans Administration Medical CenterPortlandUSA

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