Neuropsychological assessment: A valuable tool in the diagnosis and management of neurological, neurodevelopmental, medical, and psychiatric disorders

Michelle Braun, David Tupper, Paul Kaufmann, Michael McCrea, Karen Postal, Michael Westerveld, Karen Wills, Teresa Deer

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Abstract

For both children and adults with neurological, neurodevelopmental, medical, or psychiatric disorders, neuropsychological assessment can be a valuable tool in determining diagnosis, prognosis, and functional abilities as well as informing clinical management. This review summarizes the contributions of neuropsychological assessment to clinical care across diagnostic categories, with the goal of helping clinicians determine its utility for individual patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-114
Number of pages8
JournalCognitive and Behavioral Neurology
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011

Keywords

  • clinical management
  • diagnosis
  • neurodevelopmental disorders
  • neurological disorders
  • neuropsychological assessment

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