Neuropsychological Assessment

Robinson, Gail A. and Radakovic, Ratko (2021) Neuropsychological Assessment. In: Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology. Elsevier. ISBN 9780128093245

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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.

Item Type: Book Section
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2021 23:54
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2021 17:37
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-819641-0.00113-4

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