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Malingered Adult Ad/Hd Is Attenuated Using Validity Indicators on Popular Rating Scales

Poster Session XII - Board: XII- 005
Sunday, May 30, 2010, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Grand Ballroom

Sean P. Reilley
Morehead State University

Kelly Gruber
Morehead State University

Medina Jackson
Morehead State University

Research on malingered adult AD/HD is sparse, despite high potential for secondary gain and free, widespread web-information on ADHD. Using an experimental malingering design, successful malingering on attention rating scales was substantially reduced (nearly 2/3) when validity items were incorporated into the instrument.

Subject Area: Clinical
Keywords: Assessment

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