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J Anxiety Disord. 2006;20(4):530-5.

DSM's cautionary guideline to rule out malingering can protect the PTSD data base.

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University of Washington, Seattle, USA. grosen@u.washington.edu

Abstract

DSM-IV cautions clinicians and researchers to rule out malingering when issues of compensation apply. Until this admonition is followed by authors, and enforced by journal editors, there remains the risk that inflated rates of psychiatric morbidity will enter the PTSD data base.

PMID:
15908176
DOI:
10.1016/j.janxdis.2005.03.004
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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