PSMA013 Clinical Neuropsychology

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
MUDr. Petr Grossmann (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Hana Přikrylová Kučerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Hana Přikrylová Kučerová, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Jarmila Valchářová
Supplier department: Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Required courses: Neuroscience; Biology; Introduction to Neuropsychology.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the field of Clinical neuropsychology, basic neuropsychological diagnostics, possibilities of neuropsychological rehabilitation, neuropsychotherapy, ergotherapy.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the students will be able to basic orientation in clinical neuropsychology and the possibilities of its application in practice.
  • 1. Basics of Clinical Neuropsychology - Brief History, Definitions, Terminology, ... 2. Neuropsychological diagnostics - tests, battery, validity, neuropsychological examination and finding Neuropsychology in neurology 3. Stroke; Epilepsy 4. Traumatic brain disorders; cerebellar lesions and cognition 5. Neurodegenerative Disease - Dementia 6. Multiple sclerosis, Hydrocephalus, Huntigton's disease Neuropsychology in psychiatry 7. Addictive substances 8. Schizophrenic disorders 9. Affective disorders - depression, bipolar affective disorder 10. Eating disorders; personality disorders 11. Children's neuropsychology 12. Neuropsychological rehabilitation; neuropsychotherapy, ergotherapy 13. Forensic neuropsychology; neuropsychology - prospects for the future.
    required literature
  • KULIŠŤÁK, Petr. Klinická neuropsychologie v praxi. Vydání první. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2017. 902 stran. ISBN 9788024630687. info
  • KULIŠŤÁK, Petr. Neuropsychologie. 2., aktualiz. a přeprac. vy. Praha: Portál, 2011. 380 s. ISBN 9788073678913. info
  • PREISS, Marek. Klinická neuropsychologie. Vyd. 1. Praha: Grada, 1998. 406 s. ISBN 8071694436. info
    recommended literature
  • GRAWE, Klaus. Neuropsychoterapie : nové přístupy k terapii na základě poznatků neurovědy. Translated by Lucie Simonová. Vydání první. Praha: Portál, 2007. 487 stran. ISBN 9788073673116. info
  • PREISS, Marek and Hana KUČEROVÁ. Neuropsychologie v neurologii (Neuropsychology in neurology). Praha: Grada, 2006. 362 pp. Psyché. ISBN 80-247-0843-4. info
  • PREISS, Marek and Hana KUČEROVÁ. Neuropsychologie v psychiatrii (Neuropsychology in psychiatry). Praha: Grada, 2006. 411 pp. Psyché. ISBN 80-247-1460-4. info
    not specified
  • Neuropsychologie. Edited by Hans Otto Karnath - Hans-Peter Thier. Berlin: Springer, 2003. 799 s. ISBN 3540673598. info
  • DIAMANT, Jiří Jindřich and Lubomír VAŠINA. Kapitoly z neuropsychologie. Vyd. 2. přeprac. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1998. 212 s. ISBN 8021017392. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Oral exam
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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