Study Programmes 2017-2018
WARNING : 2016-2017 version of the course specifications
Assessment and diagnosis methods in adult neuropsychology
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Certificat d'université en psychologie clinique à orientation neuropsychologie3
Lecturer :
Fabienne Collette, Thierry Meulemans
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
- Principles of the neuropsychological assessment in adults: anamnesis, cognitive assessment, psychometric aspects, report writing - Assessment methods for memory deficits, agnosia, executive functions, attentional functions (including neglect) - Contribution of the brain imagery methods - Neuropsychological assessment in a medico-legal setting
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
Knowing the principles of a neuropsychological assessment in adults.
Knowing the main methods and assessment tools of the cognitive deficits in brain-damaged patients.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Basic training in clinical neuropsychology, neurophysiology, cognitive neuropsychology and cognitive psychology.
  • This class is not open to Erasmus students.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Recommended or required readings :
Lecture notes.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Case analysis and open question(s).
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
The lessons will be given in a "grouped" way, at the rate of two sessions of 4 hours each a week (on Monday morning and Wednesdays morning).
  • This class is not open to Erasmus students.
Contacts :
Thierry Meulemans - 04/366.23.74 - Murielle Wansard (teaching assistant) - 04/366.47.19 -