Clinical neuropsychologists focus on the relationship between the brain and behavior. They use standardized tests to provide objective information regarding an individual’s cognitive and emotional functioning. A neuropsychological assessment is one method of diagnosing neurodegenerative, neurodevelopmental, and acquired disorders of the brain. Many factors effect cognitive and emotional health including

  • Aging
  • Stress and worry
  • Depression
  • Dementia
  • Chronic illness
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Infectious diseases
  • Mental illness
  • Certain medications
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Seizure disorders
  • Cancer and related treatment