This research was supported by grant number SDP 06-331 from the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs Quality Enhancement Research Initiative.
The reality of malingered PTSD among veterans: Reply to McNally and Frueh (2012)†
Article first published online: 13 JUL 2012
Copyright © 2012 International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Journal of Traumatic Stress
Volume 25, Issue 4, pages 457–460, August 2012
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Marx, B. P., Jackson, J. C., Schnurr, P. P., Murdoch, M., Sayer, N. A., Keane, T. M., Friedman, M. J., Greevy, R. A., Owen, R. R., Sinnott, P. L. and Speroff, T. (2012), The reality of malingered PTSD among veterans: Reply to McNally and Frueh (2012). J. Traum. Stress, 25: 457–460. doi: 10.1002/jts.21714
- Issue published online: 2 AUG 2012
- Article first published online: 13 JUL 2012
In this reply to McNally and Frueh (2012), we offer some additional insight into the studies they use to support their argument that we should be worried about malingering among veterans. We also describe other research on the disability system of the Department of Veterans Affairs and compensation-seeking behavior that challenges their conclusions.