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Getting a Neuropsychological assessment

Brain damage can be caused by a lot of things, could be an accident, a blow to the head, disease etc. but whatever the cause of the damage is one thing is for sure, brain damage will affect who you are and how you behave.

Neuropsychological assessment refers to assessments done to test cognitive functions such as self awareness, memory, emotional expression, attention and cognition.

The importance of these tests is to help psychologists find ways to treat, medicate or recommend therapy for the victim. Also it helps the victim realize his/her strengths and weakness and what can be done to keep those weaknesses or impairments in check. Continue reading “Getting a Neuropsychological assessment”