Clinical Neuropsychology: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Management for Clinicians / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $51.98
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 27%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (13) from $51.98   
  • New (12) from $51.98   
  • Used (1) from $53.87   


Featuring updates and revisions, the second edition of Clinical Neuropsychology provides trainee and practicing clinicians with practical, real-world advice on neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation.

  • Offers illustrated coverage of neuroimaging techniques and updates on key neuro-pathological findings underpinning neurodegenerative disorders
  • Features increased coverage of specialist areas of work, including severe brain injury, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, assessing mental capacity, and cognitive impairment and driving
  • Features updated literature and increased coverage of topics that are of direct clinical relevance to trainee and practicing clinical psychologists
  • Includes chapters written by professionals with many years' experience in the training of clinical psychologists
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“In this regard, the book has done very well. It provides a basic for applied practice with up to date references for more in-depth reading.” (The Journal of Clinical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, 1 August 2013)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470683712
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/15/2012
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Laura H. Goldstein is Professor in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London and Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Maudsley Hospital, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

Jane E. McNeil is a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist with over 20 years' experience working with neurological patients. She is Neuropsychology Service Lead for Solent NHS Trust.

Read More Show Less

Read an Excerpt

Click to read or download

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

List of Contributors ix

Preface xv

Preface to the First Edition xix

Part 1 General Introduction

1 General Introduction:What Is the Relevance of Neuropsychology for Clinical Psychology Practice? 3
Laura H. Goldstein and Jane E. McNeil

Part 2 Neuroscience Background

2 Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology 23
Nigel J. Cairns

3 Neurological Investigations 61
John D. C. Mellers and Naomi A. Sibtain

Part 3 Neuropsychological Assessment: General Issues

4 Psychological and Psychiatric Aspects of Brain Disorder: Nature, Assessment and Implications for Clinical Neuropsychology 87
Richard G. Brown

5 The Effects of Prescribed and Recreational Drug Use on Cognitive Functioning 105
Jane Powell

6 Quantitative Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment 129
John R. Crawford

Part 4 Adult Neuropsychology

7 Disorders of Memory 159
Jonathan J. Evans

8 Disorders of Language and Communication 185
Pat McKenna and Karen Bonham

9 Executive Dysfunction 209
Paul W. Burgess and Nick Alderman

10 Acquired Disorders of Voluntary Movement 239
Laura H. Goldstein

11 Visuo-Spatial and Attentional Disorders 261
Tom Manly, Jessica Fish and Jason B. Mattingley

12 Disorders of Number Processing and Calculation 293
Jane E. McNeil

Part 5 Neuropsychology: Specialist Areas ofWork

13 Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment of Children 317
Jody Warner-Rogers

14 Neuropsychological Assessment of Older Adults 347
Robin G. Morris and Rebecca L. Brookes

15 Neuropsychology of Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration: Frontotemporal Dementia, Semantic Dementia and Progressive Non-Fluent Aphasia 375
Julie Snowden

16 Very Severe and Profound Brain Injury 397
J. Graham Beaumont

17 Neuropsychology and the Law 415
Graham E. Powell

18 Mental Capacity 445
Camilla Herbert

Part 6 Rehabilitation

19 Theoretical Approaches to Cognitive Rehabilitation 463
Fergus Gracey and Barbara A. Wilson

20 Planning, Delivering and Evaluating Services 483
Camilla Herbert

21 Research Design and Outcome Evaluation 505
Andrew Worthington

22 Interventions for Psychological Problems After Brain Injury 527
Andy Tyerman and Nigel S. King

23 Neurorehabilitation Strategies for People with Neurodegenerative Conditions 549
Jennifer Rusted and Esme Moniz-Cook

24 Driving in Neurological Patients 567
Nadina B. Lincoln and Kate A. Radford

Index 589

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)