Frequently Asked Information by Patients and Patient Families

  1. Neuropsychological Evaluation

Purpose of a Neuropsychological Evaluation

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: