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Neuropsychological Assessment for Planning Cognitive Interventions

  • William Drew Gouvier
  • Judith R. O’Jile
  • Laurie M. Ryan
Part of the Human Brain Function book series (HBFA)


Neuropsychological assessment has changed in focus over the last decade from an emphasis on determining lesion localization to delineation of brain-behavior relationships and the establishment of functional strengths and weaknesses. This understanding of brain-behavior relationships and the pattern of strengths and deficits is essential to planning rehabilitation of the brain-damaged patient. In this chapter, the relationship between rehabilitation of cognitive deficits and neuropsychological assessment will be discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Drew Gouvier
    • 1
  • Judith R. O’Jile
    • 1
  • Laurie M. Ryan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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