Neuropsychological Assessment

Robinson, Gail A. and Radakovic, Ratko (2021) Neuropsychological Assessment. In: Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience. Elsevier, pp. 342-349. ISBN 9780128196410

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Abstract

A neuropsychological assessment aims to determine the impact of a known or suspected brain-related condition on thinking skills (cognition), behavior and mood. This is undertaken by clinical interview and via administration of a set of psychometric scales and tests designed to ascertain current level of function and detect changes, impairments, problems or symptoms experienced by the individual in any aspect of cognition or behavior, or in mood. The purpose may be to assist with neurological diagnosis, to identify, monitor or manage neuropsychological impairments, or to devise rehabilitation management strategies or interventions.

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Additional Information: Funding Information: G.R. is currently supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship (APP1135769) and a NHMRC Dementia Research Team Grant (APP1095227). R.R. is currently supported by Motor Neurone Disease Scotland, the Motor Neurone Disease Association and National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration East of England (ARC EoE) program. The views expressed are those of the authors, and not necessarily those of the NHMRC, NIHR, NHS or Department of Health and Social Care, Motor Neurone Disease Scotland and Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Uncontrolled Keywords: medicine(all),neuroscience(all) ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2700
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2021 23:54
Last Modified: 11 May 2022 00:05
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/79860
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-819641-0.00113-4

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