Military Neuropsychology

Military Neuropsychology

by Carrie Kennedy, Jeffrey Moore
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826104487

ISBN-13: 9780826104489

Pub. Date: 03/15/2010

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

...this foundational volume on military neuropsychology should be on the bookshelf of every mental health clinician that may come in contact with military service members." --International Journal of Emergency Mental Health

...an important text dedicated to this subspecialty in the larger field of neuropsychology...The book integrates in a coherent

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...this foundational volume on military neuropsychology should be on the bookshelf of every mental health clinician that may come in contact with military service members." --International Journal of Emergency Mental Health

...an important text dedicated to this subspecialty in the larger field of neuropsychology...The book integrates in a coherent manner the different aspects of military neuropsychological practice and provides a clear clinical road map for neuropsychologists and other psychologists working with military personnel in various settings."--PsycCRITIQUES

This text covers the unique features of neuropsychological evaluations in the military. The author presents a thorough examination of the assessment needs of various military populations, with a special emphasis on traumatic brain injury, and the neurocognitive aspects of stress-related problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and decision-making under stress. The chapters of the book are designed to integrate theory and application, and include case study examples as well as a comprehensive review of the latest research.

Key Features:

  • Discusses the development of neuropsychology and its advances in the military
  • Presents methods of dealing with military issues, such as head injuries, HIV, PTSD, learning disorders, and more
  • Explains the importance of baseline testing, stress research, and multiple brain injury rehabilitation techniques
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780826104489
    Publisher:
    Springer Publishing Company
    Publication date:
    03/15/2010
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    432
    Sales rank:
    1,180,509
    Product dimensions:
    6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

    Table of Contents

    Contributors ix

    Preface xiii

    Acknowledgments xv

    1 A History and Introduction to Military Neuropsychology Carrie H. Kennedy Corwin Boake Jeffrey L. Moore 1

    2 Ethical Issues in Military Neuropsychology Shane S. Bush George M. Cuesta 29

    3 Fitness for Duty Mark P. Kelly Kevin P. Mulligan Mark C. Monahan 57

    4 Noncredible Neuropsychological Presentation in Service Members and Veterans Manfred F. Greiffenstein 81

    5 Blast Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Louis M. French Jack Spector William Stiers Robert L. Kane 101

    6 Acute Battlefield Assessment of Concussion/Mild TBI and Return-to-Duty Evaluations Jeffrey T. Barth William C. Isler Katherine M. Helmick Llaina M. Wingler Michael S. Jaffee 127

    7 Head Injury Rehabilitation of Military Members Treven C. Pickett Mark C. Bender Eugene Gourley 175

    8 Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning Disorders David W. Hess Carrie H. Kennedy Rebecca A. Hardin Thomas Kupke 199

    9 HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders in the Military Steven Paul Woods Erica Weber J. Allen McCutchan Robert K. Heaton 227

    10 The Neuropsychological Functioning Prisoners of War Following Repatriation Jeffrey L. Moore 267

    11 Cognitive Sequelae of Sustained Operations Nancy J. Wesensten Thomas J. Balkin 297

    12 Neuropsychological Correlates of PTSD: A Military Perspective Jennifer J. Vasterling Helen Z. MacDonald Erin W. Ulloa Nicole Rodier 321

    13 Cognition and Decision Making in Extreme Environments Jeffrey A. McNeil C. A. Morgan III 361

    14 The Future of Military Neuropsychology Robert A. Seegmiller Robert L. Kane 383

    Index 405

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