Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Military Neuropsychology

  • Erin BaileyEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_9220


The practice of neuropsychology with specific emphasis on military-related factors which contribute to brain-behaviour relationships. In addition to assessment of cognition and emotional functioning, military neuropsychology may also encompass specialty assessments such as pre- and post-deployment evaluations, fitness-for-duty decisions, or battlefield cognitive screenings.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyMiami VA Healthcare SystemMiamiUSA