6. Neuropsychological Assessment after Stroke

  1. Nadina B. Lincoln1,
  2. Ian I. Kneebone2,
  3. Jamie A. B. Macniven3 and
  4. Reg C. Morris4

Published Online: 1 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119961307.ch6

Psychological Management of Stroke

Psychological Management of Stroke

How to Cite

Lincoln, N. B., Kneebone, I. I., Macniven, J. A. B. and Morris, R. C. (2011) Neuropsychological Assessment after Stroke, in Psychological Management of Stroke, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119961307.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Nottingham, UK

  2. 2

    University of Surrey, UK

  3. 3

    Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand

  4. 4

    Cardiff University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470684276

Online ISBN: 9781119961307

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Keywords:

  • neuropsychological assessment, after stroke;
  • acute phase of post-stroke recovery;
  • multidisciplinary working, acute rehabilitation;
  • neuropsychological assessment principles;
  • patient pathway, intervention;
  • tests of orientation, concentration;
  • premorbid intellectual functioning;
  • visual inattention (neglect);
  • complex memory deficits;
  • information processing speed

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Barriers to meaningful neuropsychological assessment

  • Principles of neuropsychological assessment

  • Structure of neuropsychological assessment

  • Language

  • Tests of response bias and suboptimal effort

  • Assessments of the effect of cognitive impairments on everyday life

  • Neuropsychological formulation

  • Conclusions