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- Neurocognitive tests are informative evaluation tools for assessing an individual’s functional capacity as pertaining to the neurocognitive domains as defined by DSM-5:
DSM-5 Neurocognitive Domains
Abilities subsumed under the terms visual perception, visuo-constructional, perceptual-motor, praxis and gnosis
Expressive language (including naming, word finding, fluency, grammar and syntax) and receptive language
Planning, decision making, working memory, responding to feedback/error correction, overriding habits/inhibition, mental flexibility
Learning and Memory
Immediate memory, recent memory (including free recall, cued recall and recognition memory), very long-term memory semantic; autobiographical, implicit learning
Sustained attention, divided attention, selective attention, processing speed
Recognition of emotions, theory of mind, or estimating what others might be thinking and feeling
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Last updated: October 29, 2017
Hsu, Michael , et al. "Neurocognitive Domains and Neuropsychological Testing." Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787361/all/Neurocognitive_Domains_and_Neuropsychological_Testing.
Hsu M, Peters M, Cranston C. Neurocognitive Domains and Neuropsychological Testing. Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787361/all/Neurocognitive_Domains_and_Neuropsychological_Testing. Accessed November 22, 2019.
Hsu, M., Peters, M., & Cranston, C. (2017). Neurocognitive Domains and Neuropsychological Testing. In Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787361/all/Neurocognitive_Domains_and_Neuropsychological_Testing
Hsu M, Peters M, Cranston C. Neurocognitive Domains and Neuropsychological Testing [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 November 22]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787361/all/Neurocognitive_Domains_and_Neuropsychological_Testing.
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