Accession Number:

ADA237011

Title:

Intellectual Impairment Following Missile Wounds to the Brain: Initial Assessment

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES CANBERRA PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH UNIT (1)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

This paper introduces the major research and clinical neuropsychological practice associated with the assessment of intellectual functioning following missile wounds to the brain. The incidence of such injuries, the major research studies over the past 50 years, some significant types of intellectual impairment and Savages Cognitive Impairment Model for initial intellectual assessment of such cases are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE