Clinical Neuropsychology

Clinical Neuropsychology is a subject in psychology that applies principles of assessment and intervention developed from the scientific study of human conduct as it narrates to normal and abnormal working of the central nervous system. Clinical neuropsychologists report neurobehavioral problems are extremely varied and include such conditions as neurodevelopmental disorders, dementia, Parkinson's disease, vascular disorders and other neurodegenerative disorders. Pediatric neuropsychologists deliver clinical facilities to children and adolescents. Capability in clinical neuropsychology requires the ability to assimilate neuropsychological findings, medical data, psychosocial behavioral data, knowledge in the neurosciences, interpret these findings with an appreciation of social, cultural and ethical issues. It also deals with the conditions which are related to infectious disease affecting the central nervous system, seizure disorders, metabolic disease, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, neuropsychiatric disorders, and neurological effects of medical disorders or treatment.