Sandro Misciagna

Ospedale Belcolle, Italy

Doctor Sandro Misciagna was born on March 15, 1969 in Italy. He received a degree in medicine in 1995 and in neurology in 1999 at Catholic University in Rome. From 1993 to 1995 he attended a research laboratory involved in cerebellar functions and from 1994 to 2003 he attended the Neuropsychological department involved in human cognitive and behavioural disorders. From 2001 to 2003 he was a teacher of clinical neuropsychology, clinical neurology and cognitive rehabilitation at Catholic University and in 2003 he took Ph.D. in Neuroscience discussing behavioural and cognitive profiles of frontotemporal dementia. As a clinician, he has worked in neurological departments of Italian hospitals, Alzheimer’s clinics, and Neuropsychiatric and Neuro-rehabilitative clinics. Since 2016 he works in the Neuroscience department of Belcolle Hospital in Viterbo where he currently deals with the diagnosis and treatments of epileptic patients. Since 2014 he collaborates with IntechOpen as an Academic Book Editor.

Sandro Misciagna

6books edited

7chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Sandro Misciagna

Psychometrics is the science of assessing and measuring mental capacities and processes, which are constructs not easily observed directly. It is concerned with objective measurement of cognitive functions, characteristics of personality, emotions, behaviour, socio-educational qualities, and mental disorders. This book provides a comprehensive overview of psychometrics and its use in assessing psychological disorders. Chapters discuss the history of psychometrics and its theoretical bases and psychometric methodologies for assessing dementia, mental health, and more.

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