Journal of Neurology and Neurorehabilitation Research

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ASSESSMENT OF EFFORT AND EXAGGERATION DURING THE NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATION

Joint Event on International Conference on NEUROSCIENCE AND NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS & International Conference on PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS
June 28-29 , 2018 | Dublin , Ireland

Bob Gant

Institute for Clinical Neurosciences, USA

Scientific Tracks Abstracts : J Neurol Neurorehabil Res

Abstract:

Clinicians who evaluate patients with neurological disorders including head injuries are often challenged to determine if the patient is providing poor effort or exaggerating symptoms. Rapid advances have assisted in this effort and there are multiple tools available now to assist the clinician in their assessment. These tools will be the focus of this presentation.

Biography:

Bob Gant is a board-certified Clinical Neuropsychologist with extensive professional experience as a treating and Forensic Neuropsychologist, including the assessment of and treatment of brain injury and PTSD. He completed a clinical internship at the University of Kansas Medical Center and is the past President of section II of the APA Division of Clinical Psychology. He is a licensed Psychologist in two states (Colorado and Texas) in the United States. He is on the board of the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABN) and Director of an approved Residency program in Clinical Neuropsychology (ACPN) in Boulder Colorado and Dallas, Texas.

E-mail: [email protected]

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