A Guide to Adult Neuropsychological Diagnosis / Edition 1

A Guide to Adult Neuropsychological Diagnosis / Edition 1

by Anthony Y. Stringer, Robert C. Green
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803600720

ISBN-13: 9780803600720

Pub. Date: 06/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The goal of this volume is to establish a common frame of reference fo r health professionals to reduce vague or imprecise use of terms. The author describes clear criteria for a comprehensive array of adult neu rophysiological disorders, including clinical indicators, associated f eatures, factors to rule out, and lesion locations. For each disorder, the author

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The goal of this volume is to establish a common frame of reference fo r health professionals to reduce vague or imprecise use of terms. The author describes clear criteria for a comprehensive array of adult neu rophysiological disorders, including clinical indicators, associated f eatures, factors to rule out, and lesion locations. For each disorder, the author describes common assessment tools in terms of their reliab ility and validity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803600720
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Adult Neuropsychological Diagnosis1
2Disorders of Alertness14
3Disorders of Concentration33
4Stimulus Neglect52
5Stimulus Imperception79
6Spatial Imperception108
7Disorders of Visual-Motor Integration127
8Disorders of Stimulus Localization143
9Disorders of Stimulus Recognition (Associative Agnosia)161
10Disorders of Interhemispheric Transfer189
11Disorders of Voluntary Cognitive Control of Movement216
12Disorders of Oral Language251
13Disorders of Written Language (Alexia and Agraphia)286
14Disorders of Emotional Communication311
15Calculation Disorders (Acalculia)327
16Memory Disorders (Amnesia and Dysmnesia)341
17Illusion (Metamorphopsia) and Hallucination (Hallucinosis)393
18Neuropsychological Disorders of Emotion, Ideation, and Behavior409
19Intellectual Decline464
Anatomical Index489
Etiological Index492
Test Index495
Behavioral Index499

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