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"...comprehensive and extremely useful for practitioners working in the area of neuropsychology....likely to be of value not only to neuropsychologists as well as forensic psychologists and expert witnesses, but students training in this area."
Review of the first edition: "...a worthy addition to any clinician's (as well as researcher's) bookshelf."
—The Psychological Record
Review of the first edition: "...highly recommended as a [supplement in graduate courses]....Unique among neuropsychology texts, it should actually elicit comment and debate among students."
Contents: Preface to the Second Edition. Part I: Fundamental Elements of the Assessment Process. R.D. Vanderploeg, Interview and Testing: The Data Collection Phase of Neuropsychological Evaluations. J.A. Schinka, R.D. Vanderploeg, Estimating Premorbid Level of Functioning. C.R. Cimino, Principles of Neuropsychological Interpretation. R.D. Vanderploeg, The Interpretation Process. C.S. Gass, Personality Evaluation in Neuropsychological Assessment. B. Crosson, Application of Neuropsychological Assessment Results. B.N. Axelrod, Neuropsychological Report Writing. Part II: Special Issues, Settings, and Populations. P.D. Retzlaff, M. Gibertini, Neuropsychometric Issues and Problems. G.J. Larrabee, Forensic Neuropsychological Assessment. M. Pramuka, M. McCue, Assessment to Rehabilitation: Communicating Across the Gulf. E.B. Fennell, Issues in Child Neuropsychological Assessment. D.C. Koltai, K.A. Welsh-Bohmer, Geriatric Neuropsychological Assessment. Part III: Approaches and Methodologies. R.M. Bauer, The Flexible Battery Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment. E.W. Russell, The Cognitive-Metric, Fixed Battery Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment. E.W. Russell, The Application of Computerized Scoring Programs to Neuropsychological Assessment.