Association Between the MMPI-2 Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) and Malingered Neurocognitive Dysfunction Among Non-Head Injury Disability Claimants

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss potential uses of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) Validity Scales in the identification of malingered neurocognitive dysfunction among disability claimants.
  2. Discuss the clinical presentation (as measured by the MMPI-2-RF) of individuals identified as having no incentive to malinger psychological problems versus those identified as suspect or probable/definite malingers according to the Slick, Sherman, and Iverson (1999) criteria for the diagnosis of malingered neurocognitive dysfunction.

Tarescavage, A. M., Wygant, D. B., Gervais, R. O., & Ben-Porath, Y. S. (2013). Association between the MMPI-2 Restructured Form (MMPI-2-RF) and malingered neurocognitive dysfunction among non-head injury disability claimants. The Clinical Neuropsychologist27(2), 313-335.