Objective: It is important for all clinicians to utilize symptom validity tests (SVTs) to evaluate their client's effort during a neuropsychological evaluation. There is special importance of SVTs that are embedded, do not rely on forced-choice options, and are unrelated to long-term memory. This is due to coaching and variability of when the individual chooses not to employ good effort. The Digit Span (DS) subtest of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV; Wechsler, 2008) can be utilized as a viable SVT that is not only embedded, but also does not rely on forced-choice options or long-term memory. The purpose of this study was to compare different ways of using the DS subtest as an embedded SVT: the Reliable Digit Span (RDS), Enhanced Reliable Digit Span (ERDS), and Age-Corrected Scaled Score (ACSS) less than 5. Method: This study was quasi-experimental. The sample of this study was collected from...

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