Official position of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology on serial neuropsychological assessments: the utility and challenges of repeat test administrations in clinical and forensic contexts.


Journal Article

Serial assessments are now common in neuropsychological practice, and have a recognized value in numerous clinical and forensic settings. These assessments can aid in differential diagnosis, tracking neuropsychological strengths and weaknesses over time, and managing various neurologic and psychiatric conditions. This document provides a discussion of the benefits and challenges of serial neuropsychological testing in the context of clinical and forensic assessments. Recommendations regarding the use of repeated testing in neuropsychological practice are provided.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Heilbronner, RL; Sweet, JJ; Attix, DK; Krull, KR; Henry, GK; Hart, RP

Published Date

  • November 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 1267 - 1278

PubMed ID

  • 21108148

Pubmed Central ID

  • 21108148

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1744-4144

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1385-4046

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/13854046.2010.526785


  • eng