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NEUROCOGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

Krueger, Casey E.; Kramer, Joel H.

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology: April 2010 - Volume 16 - Issue 2, Dementia - p 176-190
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000368218.17330.b9
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Neurocognitive symptoms are a prominent feature of nearly all neurodegenerative dementias. Specialized assessment of memory, executive functions, language, and visuospatial skills may aid in the differential diagnosis. This chapter describes the neuropsychological assessment of these domains and provides typical neurocognitive profiles of various dementia types.

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Krueger has nothing to disclose. Dr Kramer receives royalties for the California Verbal Learning Test-Second Edition from PsychCorp. Dr Kramer's compensation and/or research work has been funded, entirely or in part, by grants to his university from a governmental organization and a nonprofit tax-exempt organization.

Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure: Drs Krueger and Kramer have nothing to disclose.

© 2010 American Academy of Neurology
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