2017-2018 / PSYC0096-1

Assessment and diagnosis methods in adult neuropsychology


30h Th

Number of credits

 Certificat d'université en psychologie clinique à orientation neuropsychologie3 crédits 


Fabienne Collette, 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

- Principles of the neuropsychological assessment in adults: anamnesis, cognitive assessment, psychometric aspects, report writing - Assessment methods for memory deficits, agnosia, executive functions, attentional functions (including neglect) - Contribution of the brain imagery methods - Neuropsychological assessment in a medico-legal setting

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Knowing the principles of a neuropsychological assessment in adults.
Knowing the main methods and assessment tools of the cognitive deficits in brain-damaged patients.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basic training in clinical neuropsychology, neurophysiology, cognitive neuropsychology and cognitive psychology.

  • 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.

Assessment methods and criteria

Case analysis and open question(s).

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

The lessons will be given in a "grouped" way, at the rate of two sessions of 4 hours each a week (on Monday morning and Wednesdays morning).

  • This class is not open to Erasmus students.


Thierry Meulemans - 04/366.23.74 - thierry.meulemans@ulg.ac.be Murielle Wansard (teaching assistant) - 04/366.47.19 - m.wansard@ulg.ac.be(thierry.meulemans@ulg.ac.be)