[Detection of malingering post-traumatic stress disorder].Fa Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2008 Aug; 24(4):288-92.FY
Assessment of post-traumatic stress disorder is a frequently encountered problem in forensic practices. Detection of malingering has become a focus in these assessments. While it is a difficult task due to kinds of traumatic events, complex clinical symptoms, subjective medical information, and presence of diverse psychotic disorders. The clinical traits, detecting methods and testing instruments of PTSD malingering were reviewed so as to help practical management and assessment.