A neuropsychological evaluation provides comprehensive assessment of patients in whom impairments of cognitive or neuropsychiatric functioning are evident or suspected. Assessment involves a systematic evaluation of higher cognitive abilities in order to identify possible problems with brain functioning, help lead to a diagnosis, define strengths and weaknesses, and make treatment recommendations.
A wide range of conditions may affect neuropsychological functioning, such as:
Traumatic Brain Injury
Neurological conditions including stroke, epilepsy, brain tumors, multiple sclerosis (MS), Alzheimerís disease, Parkinsonís disease, etc.
Medical conditions such as liver disease, Lupus, HIV infection, or cardiac disease