Validity Testing in Child and Adolescent Assessment Evaluating Exaggeration, Feigning, and Noncredible Effort Edited by Michael W. Kirkwood
302 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
August 19, 2015
ISBN 9781462521852
Price: $65.00 $55.25order
PDF e-Book
September 14, 2015
ISBN 9781462521869
Price: $65.00 $55.25order

Thoroughly covering the "why" and "how" of validity testing with children and adolescents, this book is edited and written by leaders in the field. Feigning or noncredible effort during psychological and neuropsychological assessments can have considerable repercussions for diagnosis, treatment, and use of resources. Practical guidance is provided for detecting and managing noncredible responding, including vivid case material. The reasons that children may feign during testing are also explored. Along with information relevant to all assessment settings, the book features specific chapters on educational, medical, sport-related, forensic, and Social Security Disability contexts.

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