Rey 15 Item Test
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FIT; 15 Item test; Rey’s memory test
The Rey 15 Item Test (FIT) is used to assess symptom validity or feigned memory impairment. It is one of the most commonly used symptom validity tests (SVTs) of feigned memory deficits (reported as the second most commonly used by Slick et al., 2003) in spite of the research evidence showing its poor sensitivity to feigned memory impairment (Strauss, Sherman, & Spreen, 2006; Vallabhajosula & VanGorp, 2001; Vickery, Berry, Hanlon Iman, Harris, & Orey, 2001). Its common use, despite its poor clinical utility, has to do with its low cost (no materials to purchase), availability, and ease of administration (five minutes or less).
The stimulus consist of a 3 × 5 matrix of meaningful symbols (see Frederick, 2002; Strauss et al., 2006 for a picture and more details). Each row represents a sequential series of three symbols. Although the task may seem difficult because it contains 15 items, it is actually a very simple te ...
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- Rey 15 Item Test
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- Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology
- pp 2172-2174
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- 671. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Professor of Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry Virginia Commonwealth University – Medical Center Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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- 673. Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Neurology and Neuroscience, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School
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- Kenneth Podell (1876)
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- 1876. Division of Neuropsychology, Henry Ford Health Systems, 1 Ford Place, Ste. 1 E, 48202-3450, Detroit, MI, USA
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