PTSD and Cognitive Functioning: Importance of Including Performance Validity Testing

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the methodological limitations in the extant literature linking cognitive deficits to PTSD.

2. Discuss the impact of performance validity test failure on cognitive performance in participants with symptoms of PTSD.

Wisdom, N. M., Pastorek, N. J., Miller, B. I., Booth, J. E., Romesser, J. M., Linck, J. F., & Sim, A. H. (2014). PTSD and cognitive functioning: Importance of including performance validity testing. The Clinical Neuropsychologist28(1), 128-145.