The coin-in-the-hand test and dementia: More evidence for a screening test for neurocognitive symptom exaggeration

  • Schroeder R
  • Peck C
  • Buddin W
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Abstract

The Coin-in-the-Hand Test was developed to help clinicians distinguish patients who are neurocognitively impaired from patients who are exaggerating or feigning memory complaints. Previous findings have shown that participants asked to feign memory problems and patients suspected of malingering performed worse on the test than patients with genuine neurocognitive dysfunction.

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  • Coin in the Hand
  • dementia
  • exaggeration
  • malingering
  • screening

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Authors

  • Ryan W. Schroeder

  • Caleb P. Peck

  • William H. Buddin

  • Robin J. Heinrichs

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