Symptom Validity Testing in Medically Unexplained Pain: A Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 Case Series

Learning Objectives:

1. Discuss how what makes reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS-1) a controversial diagnosis.

2. Discuss the assessment tools that may help distinguish genuine from feigned presentations when assessing complex subjective pain.

Greiffenstein, M., Gervais, R., Baker, W. J., Artiola, L., & Smith, H. (2013). Symptom validity testing in medically unexplained pain: A chronic regional pain syndrome type 1 case series. The Clinical Neuropsychologist27(1), 138-147.