Neuropsychological Tests

  • Stewart Gabel
  • Gerald D. Oster
  • Steven M. Butnik

Abstract

Clinical neuropsychology is usually concerned with understanding the neuroanatomical correlates of behavior. Neuropsychological assessments are undertaken for a number of purposes including research, patient care, and diagnosis. Such testing may help to localize lesions, establish functional baseline data, establish prognosis, and assist in the planning of rehabilitation programs. Although there are a number of assessment tools useful for these purposes,1 the Halstead-Reitan and Luria-Nebraska Batteries have become the most frequently used in the neuropsychological assessment of children.2

Keywords

Neuropsychological Assessment Brain Damage Learning Disabil Auditory Discrimination Clinical Neuropsychology 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stewart Gabel
    • 1
  • Gerald D. Oster
    • 2
  • Steven M. Butnik
    • 3
  1. 1.New York Hospital-Cornell Medical CenterWhite PlainsUSA
  2. 2.Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents (RICA)RockvilleUSA
  3. 3.Independent PracticeRichmondUSA

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