People who suffer from different kinds of problems related to nervous system are examined and treated by neuropsychologists. They cooperate closely with doctors, such as neurologists.
Diseases, traumas, and other abnormalities of the nervous system as well as the brain can influence how a person feels, thinks, and interacts with others.
During a neuropsychologist consultation a neuropsychologist can assist in making a diagnosis if other medical professionals are unable to identify the causes of a symptom. Even if a diagnosis has been known, an evaluation can be beneficial.
Some examples of the diseases a neuropsychologist examines and treats include the following:
A stroke can severely or gradually change how someone behaves, thinks, remembers things, and uses other brain functions. To help evaluate the level of stroke impairment, neuropsychologists may perform an assessment.
Memory, personality, and thinking skills can be affected by Alzheimer's disease as well as some other forms of dementia.
A neuropsychologist can assist in identifying the specific kind of learning disability an individual has and helps in creating a treatment strategy for such individuals.
Parkinson's disease is a chronic condition that can lead to several neurological issues.
Brain damage caused by trauma.