How do you make a diagnosis of malingering during psychiatry interview?
Many psychological tests, such as the MMPI, have questions within that are designed to test malingering. On the MMPI, these questions make up the F scale.
Malingering is very hard to diagnose. Psychiatrists used number of test like
M test (Beaber, Marston, Michelli, and Mills), the Miller Forensic Assessment of Symptoms Test (M-FAST), and the Structured Inventory of Malingered Symptomatology (SIMS) can all be used in an attempt to detect malingering.