Study Programmes 2015-2016
Assessment and diagnosis methods in adult neuropsychology
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in Psychology3
Master in Psychology3
Lecturer :
Fabienne Collette, Thierry Meulemans
Coordinator :
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
Course contents :
- Principles of the neuropsychological assessment: 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 of the child: tools and methods
- Neuropsychological assessment in a medico-legal setting
Learning outcomes of the course :
Knowing the principles of a neuropsychological assessment (both in adults and children).
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.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Recommended or required readings :
Lecture notes.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Oral exam
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 mornings).
Contacts :
Thierry Meulemans - 04/366.23.74 -
Fabienne Collette - 04/366.22.74 -