Cognitive, Personality, and Psychosocial Factors in the Neuropsychological Assessment of Brain-Injured Patients

  • George P. Prigatano
  • Mary Pepping
  • Pamela Klonoff


The clinical neuropsychologist faced with the assessment of traumatic brain- injured adults (and other brain-dysfunctional patients) must eventually confront three interrelated diagnostic questions:
  1. 1.

    What is the nature and severity of higher cerebral dysfunction?

  2. 2.

    What is the patient’s personal reaction to these deficits?

  3. 3.

    What is the cumulative effect of these two dimensions on interpersonal or psychosocial adjustment?



Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Closed Head Injury Neuropsychological Examination Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test Neuropsychological Test Score 
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  • George P. Prigatano
  • Mary Pepping
  • Pamela Klonoff

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