T Merten

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A short version of the Hooper Visual Organization Test: development and validation
    Thomas Merten
    Krankenhaus im Friedrichshain, Abteilung Neurologie, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Neuropsychol 16:136-44. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A short version of the Hooper Visual Organization Test: reliability and validity
    Thomas Merten
    Vivantes Netzwerk für Gesundheit, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Klinik fur Neurologie, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Neuropsychol 11:99-102. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Performance of children on symptom validity tests: TOMM, MSVT, and FIT
    Nina Blaskewitz
    Humboldt University, Institute of Psychology, Germany
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 23:379-91. 2008
  4. doi request reprint [Symptom validity assessment and forensic evaluation of cognitive and mental disorders]
    T Merten
    Klinik fur Neurologie, Vivantes Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Berlin
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 79:102-16. 2011
  5. doi request reprint [Negative response bias and assessment of uncooperativeness in independent medical evaluations]
    T Merten
    Klinik fur Neurologie, Vivantes Netzwerk für Gesundheit, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Landsberger Allee 49, 10249, Berlin, Deutschland
    Orthopade 39:329-34. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint What do Hooper-like tests measure?
    Thomas Merten
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Neuropsychol 14:275-83. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint On the limits of effort testing: symptom validity tests and severity of neurocognitive symptoms in nonlitigant patients
    Thomas Merten
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:308-18. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Negative response bias and the validity of personality profiles in neuropsychiatric assessment]
    T Merten
    Klinik fur Neurologie, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Vivantes Netzwerk für Gesundheit, Berlin
    Nervenarzt 78:511-2, 514-6, 518-20. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Analog validation of German-language symptom validity tests and the influence of coaching
    Thomas Merten
    Vivantes Netzwerk für Gesundheit, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Klinik fur Neurologie, Landsberger Allee 49, D 10249 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:719-26. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Factor structure of the Hooper Visual Organization Test: a cross-cultural replication and extension
    Thomas Merten
    Vivantes Netzwerk für Gesundheit, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Klinik fur Neurologie, Landsberger Allee 49, 10249 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:123-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint A short version of the Hooper Visual Organization Test: development and validation
    Thomas Merten
    Krankenhaus im Friedrichshain, Abteilung Neurologie, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Neuropsychol 16:136-44. 2002
    ..Based on a regression analysis with the total sample of N = 640, preliminary cutoff points for the short version can be computed from traditionally employed VOT cutoffs...
  2. ncbi request reprint A short version of the Hooper Visual Organization Test: reliability and validity
    Thomas Merten
    Vivantes Netzwerk für Gesundheit, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Klinik fur Neurologie, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Neuropsychol 11:99-102. 2004
    ..The results indicate that the short version is comparable with the full scale in important psychometric aspects. With the elimination of a number of weak points, it may constitute a good substitute for the full VOT...
  3. doi request reprint Performance of children on symptom validity tests: TOMM, MSVT, and FIT
    Nina Blaskewitz
    Humboldt University, Institute of Psychology, Germany
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 23:379-91. 2008
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  4. doi request reprint [Symptom validity assessment and forensic evaluation of cognitive and mental disorders]
    T Merten
    Klinik fur Neurologie, Vivantes Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Berlin
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 79:102-16. 2011
    ..Major research lines are presented, and questionnaire measures for the detection of a negative response bias are illustrated in more detail...
  5. doi request reprint [Negative response bias and assessment of uncooperativeness in independent medical evaluations]
    T Merten
    Klinik fur Neurologie, Vivantes Netzwerk für Gesundheit, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Landsberger Allee 49, 10249, Berlin, Deutschland
    Orthopade 39:329-34. 2010
    ..In German speaking countries, more empirical research on civil forensic assessment would help to improve the quality of expert opinions...
  6. ncbi request reprint What do Hooper-like tests measure?
    Thomas Merten
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Neuropsychol 14:275-83. 2007
    ..With this in mind, Hooper-like puzzle tasks might not be the most effective way of measuring the different kinds of mental operations which are relevant in that class of visual problems...
  7. ncbi request reprint On the limits of effort testing: symptom validity tests and severity of neurocognitive symptoms in nonlitigant patients
    Thomas Merten
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 29:308-18. 2007
    ..More research will be necessary to investigate how performance in SVTs is related to cognitive functioning in populations of severely impaired patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Negative response bias and the validity of personality profiles in neuropsychiatric assessment]
    T Merten
    Klinik fur Neurologie, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Vivantes Netzwerk für Gesundheit, Berlin
    Nervenarzt 78:511-2, 514-6, 518-20. 2007
    ..FPI-R Openness scale scores do not allow any interpretation in terms of negative response bias. More effort should be directed in German-speaking countries towards the development and validation of appropriate validity scales...
  9. ncbi request reprint Analog validation of German-language symptom validity tests and the influence of coaching
    Thomas Merten
    Vivantes Netzwerk für Gesundheit, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Klinik fur Neurologie, Landsberger Allee 49, D 10249 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:719-26. 2005
    ..Although the ASTM and the MSVT were identified by a number of subjects as possible effort measures, both tests obtained very good results within this analog design...
  10. ncbi request reprint Factor structure of the Hooper Visual Organization Test: a cross-cultural replication and extension
    Thomas Merten
    Vivantes Netzwerk für Gesundheit, Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Klinik fur Neurologie, Landsberger Allee 49, 10249 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:123-8. 2005
    ..The remaining three factors were interpreted as memory, verbal abilities (vocabulary), and a separate factor of naming abilities...
  11. doi request reprint Detection of suboptimal effort with the Rey Complex Figure Test and Recognition Trial
    Nina Blaskewitz
    Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Neuropsychol 16:54-61. 2009
    ..48. A formula developed by Lu, Boone, Cozolino, and Mitchell (2003) yielded a specificity of .95 and a sensitivity of .52. Built-in RCFT validity indicators may need to be improved in order to elevate classification accuracy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Objective tests of symptom exaggeration in independent medical examinations
    Jack Richman
    AssessMed, Toronto, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 48:303-11. 2006
    ..This study used the Medical Symptom Validity Test (MSVT) to examine exaggeration of memory impairment in disability claimants...
  13. ncbi request reprint Malingering and uncooperativeness in psychiatric and psychological assessment: prevalence and effects in a German sample of claimants
    Andreas Stevens
    Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Universität Tübingen, Osianderstr 22, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 157:191-200. 2008
    ..The findings confirm that there is a general and strong effect of effort on psychological test results, which dwarfs the impact of substantial brain injury. Effort testing should become a standard procedure in psychological testing...