A Guide to Neuropsychological Testing for Health Care by Eric R., MD Arzubi,Elisa, PhD Mambrino

By Eric R., MD Arzubi,Elisa, PhD Mambrino

Neuropsychological exams are actually popular to spot studying disabilities and form academic interventions.  However, many exact schooling lecturers, speech therapists, legal professionals, pediatricians, psychiatrists, rehabilitation counselors, and a bunch of alternative "helping" professions be aware of little or no approximately how one can interpret and act on details contained in neuropsychological exams. The neuropsychological reviews mentioned during this textual content support make clear a wide selection of psychiatric and health conditions, together with studying disabilities, serious and chronic psychological sickness, hectic mind injury, neuropsychiatric issues with accompanying power cognitive deficits, and purchased or congenital neurological stipulations.  

 

This booklet emphasizes the breadth and intensity of neuropsychological checks and the various useful makes use of they've got, corresponding to remedy making plans, prognosis, interventions, and lots of extra. The authors provide functional counsel on neuropsychological trying out and review around the lifespan, from pediatric via geriatric sufferers. The publication is designed particularly for these pros with little to no education in neuropsychology that have to practice wisdom gleaned from neuropsychological assessments. 

 

Key themes discussed:

 

  • Neuropsychological trying out and psychoanalysis
  • Using neuropsychological tools at school settings: percentages and limitations
  • Using neuropsychological details in vocational rehabilitation planning
  • Neuropsychology and speech/language therapy

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