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Guidance on the assessment of performance validity in neuropsychological assessments

This document is for professional psychologists who undertake clinical assessments of cognitive function.

28 July 2021

BPS Guidance

By Division of Neuropsychology

The key aims of this document are:

  1. To provide recommendations on current best practice approaches to the consideration of performance validity in cognitive assessments.
  2. Consider the responsibilities of clinicians based upon ethical foundations of assessment and relevant codes of practice.
  3. Highlight key issues in the selection, use, interpretation and reporting of performance validity tests.

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