Neuropsychological Method in the Differential Diagnosis of Cognitive Impairment in Children and Adolescents with Mental Disorders

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Abstract

The article describes the neuropsychological techniques which are applied in the clinical practice in child psychiatry. It describes a system of qualitative and quantitative neuropsychological diagnostics. The role of neuropsychological analysis of the cognitive deficits associated with schizophrenia spectrum disorders in children and adolescents is reflected. Hierarchical cluster analysis according to neuropsychological diagnosis helps in the establishing the psychiatric diagnosis.

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Keywords: neuropsychological diagnostics, schizophrenia-related disorders in children, psychiatry

Journal rubric: Methods and Techniques

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/cpse.2017060211

For citation: Sergienko A. Neuropsychological Method in the Differential Diagnosis of Cognitive Impairment in Children and Adolescents with Mental Disorders [Elektronnyi resurs]. Klinicheskaia i spetsial'naia psikhologiia = Clinical Psychology and Special Education, 2017. Vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 141–157. DOI: 10.17759/cpse.2017060211. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Alexey Sergienko, PhD in Psychology, senior researcher, laboratory of Clinical psychology, Mental health research center, Assistant professor, Department of clinical psychology and psychology of special needs, Moscow state university of psychology and education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: aumsan@gmail.com

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