Assessment of executive functions: review of instruments and identification of critical issues.

@article{Chan2008AssessmentOE,
  title={Assessment of executive functions: review of instruments and identification of critical issues.},
  author={R. Chan and D. Shum and T. Toulopoulou and E. Y. Chen},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          201-16
        }
}
  • R. Chan, D. Shum, +1 author E. Y. Chen
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists
  • "Executive functions" is an umbrella term for functions such as planning, working memory, inhibition, mental flexibility, as well as the initiation and monitoring of action. The impairment of executive functions in various clinical groups is a topic of much debate, as are recent attempts to formulate the corresponding intervention and rehabilitation regimes of these dysfunctions. This article reviewed current theories of executive functions and their associated assessment instruments. In… CONTINUE READING
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