04 July 2019

08:00 - 09:00

Registration (including registration for pre-conference workshop)

09:00 - 12:00

Pre-conference workshop

Thomas Merten, Vivantes Clinic Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany
Problems and pitfalls in SVT/PVT use: Methodological and conceptual problems

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

13:00 - 13:15

Conference opening

13:15 - 15:15

Symposium 1:
Symptom validity in the psychoeducational setting


David Baker, Childrens’s Hospital Colorado, USA
Performance and Symptom Validity Assessment of Children and Teens: Emerging Research to Clinical Practice

Hanna Christiansen, University of Marburg, Germany
Assessment of symptom and performance validity in ADHD - results of different tools over a life-time perspective

Anselm Fuermaier, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
Performance validity testing in adults with ADHD

Julie Suhr, Ohio University, USA
Detecting noncredible presentation in self-report measures in clinical and educational settings

15:15 - 16:00

Coffee and poster exhibition

16:00 - 17:00

Keynote
Speaker: Laszlo Erdodi, University of Windsor, Canada
A critical review of different approaches to performance validity assessment – The relative contribution of alternative detection methods

17:00 - 18:00

Data blitz presentations

18:00

Welcome reception on the canals of Amsterdam

05 July 2019

09:00 - 11:00

Symposium 2:
SVT and PVT use across Europe


Jens Egeland, University of Oslo, Norway
Types or Modes of Malingering? The importance of differentiating between symptom and performance validity

Iris Dam, Vejlefjord Rehabilitation, Denmark
Personality as a confounding factor – 2 cases of complex validity assessment

Claire McGuire, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Scotland
Effort testing in dementia assessment –
A systematic review


Alexandra Kaminski1,2, Wolfgang Pfeiffer1, Thomas Merten3 & Markus Bassler1,2; 1 Rehabilitation Center Oberharz, Germany;  2 Hochschule Nordhausen, Germany; 3 Vivantes Clinic Friedrichshain, Germany
Symptom claims in patients of a psychosomatic rehabilitation center: Measurement problems and prevalence of over-reporting.

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee and poster exhibition

11:30 - 12:30

Keynote
Speaker: Thomas Merten, Vivantes Clinic Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany

Foreign-language adaptations of SVTs/PVTs and intercultural problems

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 15:30

Symposium 3:
Feedback and information


Harald Merckelbach, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Iatrogenic interventions and symptom escalation

Daniel van Helvoort, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Symptom self-reports are susceptible to misinformation

Rudolf Ponds, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Residual effects of feigning on symptom over-reporting and underperformance

Jeroen Roor, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Feedback on underperformance in clinical assessment, a randomized controlled trial

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee and poster exhibition

16:00 - 17:00

Mini-Symposium:
Clinical and forensic cases


Marko Jelicic, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Detection of feigned amnesia in a homicide case using SVTs

Harald Merckelbach, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Feigning hand preference in criminal trials

Brechje Dandachi-FitzGerald, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Feigning in clinical assessments; a blind spot for incentives?

Maarten Peters, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands
Fitness to be detained: Could psychogenic non-epileptic seizures be feigned?

17:00 - 17:15

Closing remarks

17:15

Farewell drinks

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