2017-2018 / PSYC0091-1

Neuropsychology of elderly


15h Th

Number of credits

 Master in speech and language therapy (120 ECTS)2 crédits 
 Master in psychology : general (120 ECTS)2 crédits 
 Certificat d'université en psychologie clinique à orientation neuropsychologie2 crédits 
 University certificate in clinical psychology with a focus on psychopathology2 crédits 


Stéphane Adam, Fabienne Collette, Thierry Meulemans


Thierry Meulemans

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Classification and characteristics of dementia syndromes - Cognitive approach of Alzheimer's disease - Early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease - Working memory 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)


Recommended or required readings

Lecture notes and book chapters.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination with open-ended questions.

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

This class is not open to Erasmus students.


Responsible: Thierry Meulemans (thierry.meulemans@ulg.ac.be) Autres contributors: - Stéphane Adam (stephane.adam@ulg.ac.be) - Fabienne Collette (f.collette@ulg.ac.be)