Neuropsychological Assessment

Course Information
TitleΝευροψυχολογική Εκτίμηση / Neuropsychological Assessment
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600016421

Programme of Study: Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Clinical NeuropsychologyCompulsory Course2110

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
Student will gain a broad understanding of cognitive dysfunctions and the disorders in which they manifest. Also, they will be in a position to select types of neuropsychological tests to assess particular disorders.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course covers methods and tests for the assessment of higher cognitive functions (attention, memory, language, perception, executive functions, conceptualization, construction abilities) and personality in the context of a neuropsychological assessment. It focuses on the utility of a wide range of tests for particular diagnoses. Emphasis is also placed on the theoretical background of the pathophysiology of cognitive deficits and the empirical evidence supporting the usefulness of the tests.
clinical assessment, neuropsychological assessment, neurological disorders, psychiatric disorders
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
  • selected papers
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Moodle, powerpoint, e-mail.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment602.3
Student Assessment
Final written exam (35%), paper (20%,class participation (15%), presentation (15%), neuropsychological report (15%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
  • class participation (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Μεσσήνης, Λ., Κοσμίδου, Μ., & Παπαθανασόπουλος, Π. (μετάφραση και επιστημονική επιμέλεια μετάφρασης): Lezak, M. D. (2010). Νευροψυχολογική Εκτίμηση (Κεφ. 9-16). Τόμος 2. Πάτρα: Γνώσις. [Lezak, M. D. (2006). Neuropsychological Assessment. New York: Oxford University Press]. Επιλεγμένα επιστημονικά άρθρα.
Additional bibliography for study
Lezak, M. D., (2004). Neuropsychological Assessment. New York: Oxford University Press. Ch. 9-16. Selected scientific papers.
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