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Neuropsychological Problems

Neuropsychological problems are varied in terms of type of impairment, onset, and functional effects upon an individual. Neuropsychological problems can be developmental or acquired. Some examples include attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Psychological approaches are often helpful in understanding and managing neuropsychological difficulties. Read more


Neuropsychological Problems




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Strategies For People With Memory Problems

Memory is the ability to store, hold on to, and retrieve the information that we experience. For individuals with mood disorders, treatment of the moo ...

What Does The Brain Do? (Lobes and Regions)

The human brain is the center of the body’s nervous system and the seat of cognition. It is responsible for everything that we do, feel and perceive ...

What Does The Brain Do? (Lobes)

The human brain is the centre of the body’s nervous system and the seat of cognition. It is responsible for everything that we do, feel, and perceiv ...

What Is Memory?

Like other aspects of cognition, transient difficulties with memory can be caused by stress or fatigue and there is a documented decline in memory fun ...

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Guides and workbooks

Information Handouts


  • CBT for (persistent) post concussion syndrome | Seb Potter

Treatment Guide

  • Cognitive Symptom Management and Rehabilitation Therapy (CogSMART) for Traumatic Brain Injury | Twamley, Noonan, Savla, Schiehser, Jak | 2009


  • The concussion toolkit for psychologists | American Psychological Association (APA)

What Are Neuropsychological Problems?

Signs and Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common causes of acquired disability. Common neurobehavioral problems for people with TBI include impairments of: learning and memory, attention, speed of processing, and self-regulation.

Signs and Symptoms of Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD is often conceptualized as a disorder beginning in childhood or early adolescence. Symptoms of ADHD include problems with:

  • sustained attention
  • behavioral inhibition
  • motor restlessness
  • high activity levels

Resources for Working with Neuropsychological Problems

Psychology Tools resources available for working therapeutically with neuropsychological problems may include:

  • psychological models of neuropsychological problems
  • information handouts for neuropsychological problems
  • exercises for neuropsychological problems
  • CBT worksheets for neuropsychological problems
  • self-help programs for neuropsychological problems