Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology / Edition 1

Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology / Edition 1

by Todd E. Feinberg, Martha J. Farah
     
 

ISBN-10: 007020361X

ISBN-13: 9780070203617

Pub. Date: 08/01/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The leading clinical reference on behavioral neurology! This state-of-the-art second edition reflects groundbreaking coverage of both clinical and theoretical aspects of brain-behavior studies. Features five new chapters in such rapidly expanding areas as cerebral plasticity, functional brain imaging, alterations in states of consciousness, and genetics of neural

Overview

The leading clinical reference on behavioral neurology! This state-of-the-art second edition reflects groundbreaking coverage of both clinical and theoretical aspects of brain-behavior studies. Features five new chapters in such rapidly expanding areas as cerebral plasticity, functional brain imaging, alterations in states of consciousness, and genetics of neural development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070203617
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
873
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsxiii
Prefacexxi
Part 1General Principles1
1The Development of Modern Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology3
2The Mental Status Exam23
3Principles of Neuropsychological Assessment33
4Some Anatomic Principles Related to Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology45
5Mechanisms of Plasticity and Behavior57
6The Lesion Method in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology71
7Functional Imaging in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology85
8Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Neuropsychological Patients97
9Electrophysiological Methods and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology105
10Computational Modeling in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology135
Part 2Aphasia and Other Dominant Hemisphere Syndromes145
11Aphasia: Clinical and Anatomic Issues147
12Aphasia: Cognitive Neuropsychological Issues165
13Rehabilitation of Aphasia179
14Acquired Disorders of Reading195
15Acalculia and Number Processing Disorders207
16Disorders of Skilled Movements: Limb Apraxia217
Part 3Agnosia and Disorders of Perception225
17Visual Perception and Visual Imagery227
18Visual Object Agnosia233
19Prosopagnosia239
20Disorders of Color Processing243
21Auditory Agnosia and Amusia257
22Tactile Agnosia and Disorders of Tactile Perception271
23Disorders of Body Perception and Representation285
24Visuospatial Function295
Part 4Disorders of Attention and Awareness301
25Neglect: Clinical and Anatomic Issues303
26Neglect: Cognitive Neuropsychological Issues313
27Balint's Syndrome and Related Disorders325
28Disorders of Consciousness in Coma, Stupor, and Minimally Responsive States337
29Anosognosia345
30Confabulation363
31Misidentification Syndromes373
Part 5Frontal, Callosal, and Subcortical Syndromes383
32Frontal Lobes: Clinical and Anatomic Issues385
33Frontal Lobes: Cognitive Neuropsychological Issues393
34Callosal Disconnection401
35Syndromes due to Acquired Basal Ganglia Damage411
36Syndromes due to Acquired Thalamic Damage419
Part 6Memory and Amnesia429
37Amnesia: Neuroanatomic and Clinical Issues431
38Amnesia: Cognitive Neuropsychological Issues445
39Semantic Memory Impairment457
40Learning and Memory Dysfunction Following Traumatic Brain Injury463
41Memory Impairment Following Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm477
42Rehabilitation of Memory Dysfunction487
Part 7Delirium, Dementia, and Epilepsy493
43Delirium and Dementia: an Overview495
44Alzheimer's Disease: Clinical and Anatomic Issues515
45Alzheimer's Disease: Biochemical and Pharmacologic Issues545
46Alzheimer's Disease: Cognitive Neuropsychological Issues573
47Frontotemporal Dementia and Variants582
48Dementia in Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Disease, and Related Disorders593
49Vascular Dementia609
50Infective Causes of Dementia Including Human Immunodeficiency Virus629
51Wernicke-Korsakoff and Related Nutritional Disorders of the Nervous System639
52Neurobehavioral Aspects of Vasculitis and Collagen Vascular Syndromes651
53Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus659
54Cognitive and Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy675
55Neuropsychological Aspects of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery695
Part 8Emotional Disorders709
56Emotion and the Brain: An Overview711
57Emotional Disorders in Relation to Unilateral Brain Damage725
58Emotional Disorders in Relation to Nonfocal Brain Dysfunction735
59The Aprosodias743
60Violence and the Brain755
Part 9Neurobehavioral Disorders in Children763
61The Neurobehavioral Examination for Children765
62Pediatric Neuropsychological Assessment773
63Acquired Disorders of Language in Children783
64Developmental Reading Disorders801
65Nonverbal, Social, and Emotional Learning Disabilities821
66Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder831
67Mental Retardation843
68The Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Autism and Related Conditions853
69Molecular Genetics of Cognitive Developmental Disorders867
Color Plates
Glossary of Linguistic Terms881
Index883

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