What is Neuropsychological Assessment?
Neuropsychological Assessment is an assessment of individual’s cognitive functioning. Neuropsychological Assessment is usually carried out by a clinical psychologist and, in most cases, during the assessment you will take a series of different tests, rather than a single test. An assessment session might last from 2 to 4 hours. The assessment provides a detailed picture of how well your brain functions and what are the specific difficulties within your cognition and emotions.
Why may I need to undergo a neuropsychological assessment?
What are the benefits of Neuropsychological Assessment?
The main purpose of neuropsychological assessment is to identify how the damage sustained to your brain is altering your ability to concentrate, reason, solve problems or remember things. The results of the assessment allow your doctor to decide the most suitable treatment and rehabilitation plan for you. Neuropsychological Assessment can help you find answers to important questions about your future e.g