Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychologist
Coastal Neuropsychology & Concussion SpecialistsMain Office
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California 92675
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Forensic Neuropsychology Consultant, Dr. Kalinian is specialized in the assessment of a claimant's neuropsychological status, concerning the presence or absence of cerebral dysfunction or damage in head trauma, including mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in both civil and criminal cases.
Dr Kalinian also conducts evaluation of older adults for diminished mental capacity in decision-making (medical consent, financial capacity, testamentary, and independent living).
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Articles Published by Coastal Neuropsychology & Concussion Specialists
Is There Evidence for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury? A Case for the Expert Neuropsychologist
Traumatic brain injury occurs in many forms, ranging from a fall or blow to the head resulting in concussive injury, gun shot or other penetrating wounds or classic automobile or motorcycle impact. When there is impact to the head, the scalp, skull, the covering of the brain (meninges), and the brain itself are affected to some degree and respond to the insult differently. The manner, in which these various parts react, depends on many factors.Read Article