Neurology and psychiatry questions in relation to neuropsychology

lpsys2926  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Neurology and psychiatry questions in relation to neuropsychology
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
45.0 h
Ivanoiu Adrian; Nizet Laurie;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
1) Introduction to the neurological assessment of adults (including elementary notions of neuroimaging and electrophysiological examinations)
2) Influence of the patient's personality, anxiety and depression in the rehabilitation of brain-damaged patients

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 1) A1, F1, F2
Provide the elementary notions of neurology for a non-medical therapist (psychologist, speech therapist) who is working in close collaboration with specialized neurologists, psychiatrists and geriatricians.
2) A1, F1, F2
Make psychologists or speech therapists aware of the relational and psychiatric issues in the rehabilitation of patients with brain damage and neurodegenerative pathologies.
1) Neurological semiology, supplementary neurological examinations, neurological pathologies (multiple sclerosis, head injury, stroke, dementia etc.)
2) Coping with the loss of good health, influence of the patient's personality on the neuropsychological rehabilitation, influence of anxiety and depression on cognitive functions, differential diagnosis between depression and neurodegenerative pathologies.
Other information
To have knowledge about:
Anatomy and physiology of the nervous system
Notions of cognitive neuropsychology
Notions of clinical psychology
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Psychology

Bachelor in Psychology and Education : Speech and Language Therapy