Cognitive Rehabilitation: An Integrative Neuropsychological Approach / Edition 2

Cognitive Rehabilitation: An Integrative Neuropsychological Approach / Edition 2

by McKay Moore Sohlberg, Catherine A. Mateer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1572306130

ISBN-13: 9781572306134

Pub. Date: 05/25/2001

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This new volume provides a comprehensive overview of this fast-evolvin g field. More than a revised edition, the text reflects the dramatic i mpact of recent advances in neuroscience and computer technology, coup led with changes in service delivery models. The authors describe a br oad range of clinical interventions for assisting persons with acquire d cognitive

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This new volume provides a comprehensive overview of this fast-evolvin g field. More than a revised edition, the text reflects the dramatic i mpact of recent advances in neuroscience and computer technology, coup led with changes in service delivery models. The authors describe a br oad range of clinical interventions for assisting persons with acquire d cognitive impairments—including deficits in attention, memory, exec utive functions, and communication—and for managing associated emotio nal and behavioral issues. For each approach, theoretical underpinning s are reviewed in depth and clinical protocols delineated. Difficult c oncepts are explained in a clear, straightforward fashion, with realis tic case examples bringing the material to life. Also included are sam ples of relevant assessment instruments, rating scales, and patient ha ndouts. Throughout, the new volume emphasizes the need to work from a community perspective, providing a framework for forming collaborative partnerships with families and caregivers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572306134
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/25/2001
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
492
Sales rank:
183,008
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents


I. Fundamentals for Practicing Cognitive Rehabilitation
1. Introduction
2. Neurological Disorders Associated with Cognitive Impairments
3. Variables Contributing to Neurological and Neurobehavioral Recovery
4. Assessment of Individuals with Cognitive Impairments
II. Management Approaches for Cognitive Impairments
5. Management of Attention Disorders
6. Memory Theory Applied to Intervention
7. The Use of External Aids in Cognitive Rehabilitation
8. Management of Dysexecutive Symptoms
9. The Assessment and Management of Unawareness
10. Communication Issues
III. Interventions for Behavioral, Emotional, and Psychosocial Concerns
11. Managing Challenging Behaviors
12. Management of Depression and Anxiety
13. Working Collaboratively with Families
IV. Working with Special Populations
14. Rehabilitation Strategies of Children with Acquired Cognitive Impairments
15. Management Strategies for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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