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Neuropsychological testing in organic brain dysfunction.

Wallace Lynn Smith

Neuropsychological testing in organic brain dysfunction.

Compiled and edited by W. Lynn Smith and Marion John Philippus. With a foreword by Carlton L. Shmock.

by Wallace Lynn Smith

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Published by C.C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain -- Diseases,
  • Clinical psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    ContributionsPhilippus, Marion John, jt. comp.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 337 p. ;
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20703070M

    Neuropsychological tests are specifically designed tasks used to measure a psychological function known to be linked to a particular brain structure or pathway. Tests are used for research into brain function and in a clinical setting for the diagnosis of deficits. They usually involve the systematic administration of clearly defined procedures in a formal environment. Neuropsychological tests are MeSH: D The neuropsychological evaluation involves an interview and the administration of tests. The tests are typically pencil and paper type tests. Some tasks might be self-reports meaning that they are completed by the patient with assistance from a technician, but the majority of the tests require administration by a neuropsychologist or trained, skilled psychometrist.

    Neuropsychological testing may be necessary for persons with documented neurologic disease or injury (e.g., traumatic brain injury, stroke) when there is uncertainty about the degree of impairment, or when an organic deficit is present but information on anatomic location and extent of dysfunction . Neuropsychological tests are administered most appropriately as groups, otherwise termed test batteries. 1 The purpose of using a test battery is to look for consistencies in symptoms as exhibited in variations among a number of different test scores. In a typical clinical setting, assessment of a patient with a concussion often requires a long.

    Psychological testing is designed to assess individuals across a variety of functional domains, such as emotions, intelligence, and memory. Testing batteries, as they are more formally known, are determined by the psychologist during an initial interview and vary Location: North Belcher Rd, Suite Clearwater, FL United States. ogy neuropsychology is adequate for the study of neurocognitive functioning in person-ality disorders. The study was conducted using qualitative and quantitative analyses (according to Luria) of neuropsychological testing data in a group of fifty male patients a2±3,7 years with pathocharacteristic domain : Ilia V. Pluzhnikov, Vasily G. Kaleda.


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Neuropsychological testing in organic brain dysfunction. Springfield, Ill., Thomas [] (OCoLC) Online version: Smith, W. Lynn (Wallace Lynn), Neuropsychological testing in organic brain dysfunction. Springfield, Ill., Thomas [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: W Lynn Smith; Marion John Philippus.

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Neuropsychological testing can be extremely helpful in the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of patients with disorders of mood, emotion, and thought and is especially useful for distinguishing “organic” dementia from nonorganic disorders such as the pseudodementia of depression, or malingering.

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Impairment in many of these functions may exist because of brain abnormalities that cannot be detected on CT or MRI scans. Therefore, neuropsychological assessment is a procedure with a unique purpose; it can be used to reveal or diagnose brain dysfunction when no structural brain.

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Brain injury; Emotional disorders, If you’re ever told you should undergo neuropsychological testing, understand that the tests are meant to get a picture of your brain health at this moment. This is a wide-ranging text concerned with the principles and practice of neuropsychological assessment in the adult.

It combines a flexible hypothesis testing approach to assessment with information on specialized test batteries. The book covers the major areas of memory, language, perception, attention, and executive dysfunctions, and includes chapters on dementia, alcohol, drug.

Typically, neuropsychological assessment is performed with a battery approach, which involves tests of a variety of cognitive ability areas, with more than one test per ability area.

These ability areas include skills such as memory, attention, processing speed, reasoning, judgment, and problem-solving, spatial, and language by: The most common neuropsychological batteries assess for memory impairments, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and general impairment following a stroke or brain injury.

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Elbert W. Russell, in The Scientific Foundation of Neuropsychological Assessment, Anatomic Area. Neuropsychological test batteries have traditionally attempted to fashion complete coverage by selecting tests that cover all of the various anatomical areas of the brain.

This approach has been used from the time that it was realized that different areas of the brain have different functions. these are simple tests that can help figure out possible causes if you have trouble concentrating or making a decision.

neuropsychology looks at how the health of your brain .Willner A.E. () The use of neuropsychological tests as criteria of brain dysfunction in cardiac surgery research. In: Willner A.E. (eds) Cerebral Damage Before and After Cardiac Surgery.

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