2023-2024 / PSYC0091-2

Neuropsychology of elderly


15h Th

Number of credits

 Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)2 crédits 
 Master in psychology (120 ECTS)2 crédits 


Stéphane Adam, Fabienne Collette, Sylvie Willems


Sylvie Willems

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Together we will address various subjects more specific to the elderly, for example:

Classification and characteristics of dementia syndromes - Cognitive approach of Alzheimer's disease - Early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease - Working memory and attentional deficits in Alzheimer's disease - Clinical management of early Alzheimer's disease.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Classification and neuropsychological semiology of dementia. Introduction to the early diagnosis and to the clinical and cognitive management strategies of dementia patients.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

This class is not open to Erasmus students.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods


Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

Lecture notes and book chapters.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written examination with open-ended questions.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

This class is not open to Erasmus students.


Responsible: Sylvie Willems

I am available after lessons or during breaks if you have any questions.

Autres contributors:
- Stéphane Adam (stephane.adam@uliege.be)
- Fabienne Collette (f.collette@uliege.be)

Association of one or more MOOCs