What is Neuropsychological Evaluation/Testing?

Category: Procedures

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Neuropsychological tests are specifically designed tasks used to measure a psychological function known to be linked to a particular brain structure or pathway. They usually involve the systematic administration of clearly defined procedures in a formal environment.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Cognitive impairment 25 6
Diagnostic assessment 14 3
Short term memory problems 14 5
General health 3 0
Increase effect of another treatment 2 0
Multiple sclerosis 2 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Neuropsychological Evaluation/Testing

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Neuropsychological Evaluation/Testing

Dosage Patients
one time 4
as needed 2
monthly 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 6
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2 patient evaluations for Neuropsychological Evaluation/Testing

Sep 24, 2009 (Started Feb 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 2, 2006 (Started Feb 02, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for short term memory problems)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for cognitive impairment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: One time

  • 0 helpful marks
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