Cuadernos de neuropsicología
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Intelectual and cognitive impairment: reflections on a case of schizophrenia disorganized. Cuad. neuropsicol. [online]. 2008, vol.2, n.2, pp. 168-175. ISSN 0718-4123.
We report a case of schizophrenia disorganized in which there is a pronounced cognitive impairment and particularly intellectually deterioration. The reflection of the background, as well as the monitoring of the quantitative results with the observation qualitative and daily, leading to deepen respect to the need of consider both neuropsychological elements and psychopathological in the interpretations of the results of psychological tests. Moreover in pathologies where the limits and the relationship between the psychopathology and neuropsychology not clear. That is why the emphasis is on the valuation of the individual as a whole and not its dismemberment in parts.
Palavras-chave : Schizophrenia; Cognitive Impairment; Intellectual deterioration; Neuropsychological evaluation; Clinic case.