This course is open to master’s student in Psychology. Prior knowledge is assumed on a level of the Bachelor 3 course Clinical Neuropsychology
This course provides theoretical foundations in the clinical neuropsychological assessment and diagnostic work-up of cognitive, emotional and/or behavioral consequences as result of (possible) neurological or psychiatric disease in adult and elderly patients. All instructors are (clinical) neuropsychologists working in the (academic) health service.
The course involves 7 lectures addressing the following content domains:
General principles of clinical neuropsychology
Traumatic Brain Injury
On completion of the course students have obtained a detailed understanding of the affective, behavioural and cognitive manifestations of diseases of the central nervous system, particularly those affecting the brain, in adults and elderly people.
For the timetables of your lectures, work groups and exams, please select your study programme in:
Students need to enroll for lectures and work group sessions.
Master’s course registration
Students are not automatically enrolled for an examination. They can register via uSis from 100 to 10 calendar days before the date. Students who are not registered will not be permitted to take the examination.
Registering for exams
Mode of instruction
7 lectures of 2 hours
Active participation in the course, written exam (multiple-choice and essay questions).
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences has instituted that instructors use a software programme for the systematic detection of plagiarism in students’ written work. In case of fraud disciplinary actions will be taken. Please see the information concerning fraud.
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Marshall,M. (Edt.). Perspectives on rehabilitation and dementia. Jessica Kingsley Publishers London 2005. ISBN: 1-84310-286-2.
Vanderploeg, R.D. (Edt.) Clinician’s guide to neuropsychological assessment. 2rd Edition. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publicers London 2000. ISBN 0-8058-2834-6
Dr. Dominique van den Heuvel