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Descriptor in English: Neuropsychology
Descriptor in Spanish: Neuropsicología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Neuropsicologia
Descriptor in French: Neuropsychologie
Entry term(s): Neuropsychologies
Tree number(s): F04.096.795.600
H01.158.782.795.110
Scope note: A branch of psychology which investigates the correlation between experience or behavior and the basic neurophysiological processes. The term neuropsychology stresses the dominant role of the nervous system. It is a more narrowly defined field than physiological psychology or psychophysiology.
Annotation: SPEC: not for coord of NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES /psychol; IM, SPEC qualif; NIM coord, no qualif; DF: NEUROPSYCHOL
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 85
See also the descriptors: Neuropsychiatry MeSH
DeCS UI: 9674
Descriptor UI: D009484
Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/05/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Neuropsychology - Preferred
Concept UI M0014760
Scope note A branch of psychology which investigates the correlation between experience or behavior and the basic neurophysiological processes. The term neuropsychology stresses the dominant role of the nervous system. It is a more narrowly defined field than physiological psychology or psychophysiology.
Preferred term Neuropsychology
Entry term(s) Neuropsychologies



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