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

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

by Laura H. Goldstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470683716

ISBN-13: 9780470683712

Pub. Date: 05/15/2012

Publisher: Wiley

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

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470683712
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors
List of Contributors
Preface
Ch. 1General Introduction: What Is the Relevance of Neuropsychology for Clinical Psychology Practice?3
Ch. 2Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology23
Ch. 3Neurological Investigations57
Ch. 4Psychological and Psychiatric Aspects of Brain Disorder: Nature, Assessment and Implications for Clinical Neuropsychology81
Ch. 5The Effects of Medication and Other Substances on Cognitive Functioning99
Ch. 6Psychometric Foundations of Neuropsychological Assessment121
Ch. 7Disorders of Memory143
Ch. 8Disorders of Language and Communication165
Ch. 9Executive Dysfunction185
Ch. 10Disorders of Voluntary Movement211
Ch. 11Visuospatial and Attentional Disorders229
Ch. 12Disorders of Number Processing and Calculation253
Ch. 13Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment of Children275
Ch. 14Neuropsychology of Older Adults301
Ch. 15Neuropsychology and the Law319
Ch. 16Theoretical Approaches to Cognitive Rehabilitation345
Ch. 17Planning, Delivering and Evaluating Services367
Ch. 18Interventions for Psychological Problems after Brain Injury385
Ch. 19Neurorehabilitation Strategies for People with Neurodegenerative Conditions405
Index421

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