The symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for acoustic neuroma significantly challenge the cognitive and emotional components of patients. According to the 2014 ANA Patient Survey, cognitive complaints impact 10-18% of patients and include fatigue at the top end of the range, as well as depression and attention, concentration and memory difficulties.
There are therapies available to brain tumor patients, and a neuropsychologist may be able to help. Neuropsychologists have expertise in assessing and treating problems with cognitive skills, psychological functions and behavior, as they relate to the brain and central nervous system. You may want to have an evaluation to determine which course of therapy and rehabilitation will work best for you. Your neurologist or neurosurgeon can help you find a Board Certified neuropsychologist, or you can contact The American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN), https://www.theaacn.org/ to search for providers in your area.