Module introduction

By the end of this module, we hope you will:

 

  • understand the challenges in detecting malingered from genuine psychopathology across a range of conditions

 

  • have a strategy for undertaking an assessment where malingering is a possibility

 

  • appreciate the role and limitations of the various types of psychometric tests

 

  • have an appropriate framework to report your findings in the medicolegal setting

 

  • understand the legal scrutiny to which your reporting might be subjected.

 

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