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In general, studies seem to show that an occupation involving the use of pesticides may lead to deficits in neuropsychological functioning as well as to the potential development of neurodegenerative brain conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
However, neuropsychological performance at baseline did not correlate with mental health symptoms.
Neuropsychological testing measures how well different areas of the brain are working.
The veterans in this study were consecutive referrals seen in the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Clinic at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System for a more comprehensive medical examination, part of which included a brief neuropsychological assessment.
Breastfeeding, the use of docosahexaenoic acid-fortified formulas infancy and neuropsychological function in childhood.
The Brief Repeatable Neuropsychological Battery (BRNB) (41) requires approximately 45 minutes and consists of five tests; the Stroop conflict task (42) may be added as a measure of response modulation.
The heading of Quality of Life, a construct within the broader Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) field, includes statements about physical side effects of treatment, limitations on daily functioning, cognitive problems, disruption of social roles and relationships, psychological distress and psychiatric morbidity related to disease and treatment, pain and sexual dysfunction Neuropsychological research differs from PRO research in one important aspect.
Standardized psychological assessment provides a precise yet limited view of the neuropsychological status of preschool toddlers, whose brain functioning is only beginning to develop localized functioning.
In September 2007, New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published a widely publicized study called "Early Thimerosal Exposure and Neuropsychological Outcomes at 7 to 10 Years.
Older adults with pre-existing mild memory impairment benefit as much as those with normal memory function from certain forms of cognitive training that dona[euro](tm)t rely on memorization, according to a study published this week in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.
Stringer and Naldone (2000) described the role of neuropsychological assessment in rehabilitation settings and in planning of vocational/educational goals.