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Neuropsychology assessment

Neuropsychology helps us understand how different areas and systems of the brain are working, usually those involving thinking or behaviour. There may be cognitive changes in attention, concentration, reasoning, memory, language, perception, organisation, co-ordination or personality. Many medical, neurological, psychological or genetic causes may be involved.

Neuropsychological assessments help neuropsychologists plan rehabilitation and therapy (or psychological counselling) to improve quality of life for people with brain injury and other mental functioning difficulties.

Neuropsychological assessment 

Neuropsychological assessment:

• uses short functional tests and information about an individual’s personal, medical, educational and work history to build a picture of their thinking (or cognitive) abilities
• develops a broad picture of an individual’s strengths and weaknesses that help us to understand the cause of differences or changes in thinking abilities
• helps with clarification or diagnosis.

Cognitive rehabilitation and therapy

Cognitive rehabilitation and therapy uses medical, psychological and occupational therapy to help with:

• learning ways to compensate for mental abilities, such as memory, that have been temporarily or permanently changed
• adjusting to changes in life after brain injury, coping with stress or loss, reducing depression and anxiety and building new skills to deal with life’s challenges and traumas
• managing the distress of memory or other thinking difficulties.

A neuropsychologist can also provide psychological therapy for depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress and other psychological difficulties.