Psychological Issues

Our neuropsychologists and rehabilitation psychologists at the Department of Physical MedicineĀ and Rehabilitation (PM&R) provide inpatient and outpatient treatment for the effects of disabilities, including:

  • Behavioral
  • Cognitive
  • Emotional
  • Physical

About Neuropsychology

As licensed professionals who evaluate cognitive abilities, neuropsychologists examine brain-behavior relationships in areas such as:

  • Memory
  • Attention
  • Visual-spatial skills
  • Problem-solving

Neuropsychologists at the Department of PM&R identify your strengths and weaknesses through testing and interviews, and help develop treatment strategies with the rest of the rehab team.

About Rehabilitation Psychology

Rehabilitation psychologists evaluate and treat psychological issues of people with disabilities, whether they were born with a disability or acquired it later in life.

These specialists help individuals deal with the emotional and psychosocial problems that can accompany chronic health conditions.

Make an Appointment

See locations and contact information for outpatient neurorehabilitation services.

Call 1-800-533-UPMC (533-8762) to make an appointment with a doctor from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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