Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology

Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology

by Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr.
     
 

This volume explains neuropsychological services to the population of brain injured adults and children who enter the legal system. It provides a comprehensive, well-integrated treatment of this new area of interest in neuropathology-psychopathology relationships, and examines the research knowledge base, which supportsthis investigation.

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Overview

This volume explains neuropsychological services to the population of brain injured adults and children who enter the legal system. It provides a comprehensive, well-integrated treatment of this new area of interest in neuropathology-psychopathology relationships, and examines the research knowledge base, which supportsthis investigation.

After exploring the foundations of forensic neuropsychology, The authors discuss the reliability of test data as well as norms, decision-making, and malingering. The Handbook also considers ethical issues, discovery depositions, courtroom testimony, and professional qualifications. A final section is devoted to specialized areas such as children, neuro-toxicology, criminal cases, and competency and the future of forensic neuropsychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826118844
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/11/2003
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.28(d)

Table of Contents

    Section I: Foundations
  1. Overview of Forensic Neuropsychology, A.M. Horton, Jr.
  2. The Neuropsychological Basis of Intelligence Revised: Some False Starts and a Clinical Model, C.R. Reynolds and C.L. French
  3. Normative Data and Scaling Issues in Neuropsychology, C.J. Golden
  4. Diagnostic Decision-Making in Neuropsychology, A.D. Williams
  5. Detecting Malingering in Civil Forensic Evaluations, G.L. Iverson

  6. Section II: Issues Unique to Brain Injury
  7. Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury, L.C. Hartlage
  8. Neuroimaging in Forensic Neuropsychology, E.D. Bigler
  9. Behavioral Change Following Traumatic Brain Injury, P.C. Patch and L.C. Hartlage
  10. Utilizing Neuropsychological Assessment in Disability Determination and Rehabilitation Planning, T.L. Bennett and M.J. Raymond

  11. Section III: Practice Issues
  12. Depositions, J.E. Meyers and H. Widdison
  13. Diagnostic Issues: Attorney Perspective, J.M. Carson and C.M. Bee
  14. Neuropsychology in the Courtroom, L.C. Hartlage

  15. Section IV: Ethical Issues
  16. To Release, Or Not to Release "Raw Test Data", That Is The Question, D.L. Rapp and P.S. Ferber
  17. Trained Third Party Presence During Forensic Neuropsychological Evaluations, J.J. Blase
  18. Conflicts of Interest and Other Pitfalls for the Expert Witness, B. Crown, H.S. Fingerhut, and S.J. Lowenthal

  19. Section V: Special Areas
  20. Forensic Neuropsychology with Children, J.B. Titus and R.S. Dean
  21. Forensic z Neurotoxicology, R. Singer
  22. Forensic Neuropsychological Assessment in Criminal Law Cases, R.J. Sbordone, et al
  23. Neuropsychological Evaluations in the Context of Competency Decisions, M.D. Franzen
  24. Future of Forensic Neuropsychology, A.M. Horton, Jr.

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