Neuropsychological Assessment

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Neuropsychological Assessment PSY 323 4-16-08 Dr. Lewandowski
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Apply Neuro Knowledge Richie Risky suffered a moderate TBI in a car accident that caused a subdural hematoma (mass of blood in the dura matter) in the right frontal region as well as a contre coup (left side negglect) causing contusions- bruise . He had a brief Loss o Of Conscious but no Post Tramatic Amnesia . Symptoms included left hemiparesis, tinnitus, diplopia-double vision, dysconjugate gaze- inability to follow movement, and problems with executive functioning-reasoning, planning, motor, . Please explain what all of the underlined information means in layman’s terms as if talking to someone unfamiliar with neuro- jargon.
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Know Stuff Sally Short (age 14) has Turner Syndrome. Explain the etiology, characteristics, and likely neuropsychological findings from an evaluation. What treatment considerations are likely for a girl like Sally? - Genetic Disorder, in which there is a missing x chromosome… short stature, no secondary sex characteristics, only girls, learning disability, math, right hemisphere function Treatment- hormone therapy, school interventions, psychological intervention
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSY 323 taught by Professor Lewindowski during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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