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Study programmes 2013-2014Last update : 23/04/2014
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PSYC0096-1  Assessment and diagnosis methods in neuropsychology

Duration :  30h Th
Number of credits :  
Master in Psychological Sciences, in-depth approach, 1st year3
Master in Psychological Sciences, in-depth approach, 2nd year3
Master in Psychology, professional focus in social, work and organizations psychology, 1st year3
Master in Psychology, professional focus in social, work and organizations psychology, 2nd year3
Master in Psychology, Professional Focus in Cognitive and Behavioural Neurosciences, 1st year3
Master in Psychology, Professional Focus in Cognitive and Behavioural Neurosciences, 2nd year3
Master en sciences psychologiques, à finalité spécialisée en psychologie clinique, 1st year3
Master en sciences psychologiques, à finalité spécialisée en psychologie clinique, 2nd year3
Lecturer :  Fabienne Collette, Thierry Meulemans
Coordinator :  Thierry Meulemans
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
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: specificity and general principles
- 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.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
Lecturing.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
Face-to-face.
Recommended or required readings :  
Lecture notes.
Assessment methods and criteria :  
Oral exam (with a written part: analysis of a clinical vignette)
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
Contacts :  
Thierry Meulemans - 04/366.23.74 - thierry.meulemans@ulg.ac.be
Fabienne Collette - 04/366.22.74 - f.collette@ulg.ac.be


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