In the previous chapter, we discussed one type of psychological assessment, the psychodi-agnostic assessment, which assesses the individual’s personality in relation to psychological difficulties he or she may be experiencing. The learning objectives of this chapter are:
An understanding of the purpose of cognitive assessment and how it is conducted.
An understanding of nature and measurement of intelligence.
An appreciation of the measures that are used in cognitive assessments.
An understanding of the purpose of neuropsychological assessment.
An appreciation of the measures and procedures utilized in neuropsychological assessment.