Neuropsychology / Edition 5

Neuropsychology / Edition 5

by David Darby, Kevin Walsh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443073058

ISBN-13: 9780443073052

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A new edition of the classic textbook on the anatomical or localisationist approach to neuropsychology.

• A new and revised edition of one of the classic textbooks of neuropsychology.
• Neuropsychological abnormalities are described in terms of the function or dysfunction of the lobes of the brain, in contrast to the cognitive approach of most

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Overview

A new edition of the classic textbook on the anatomical or localisationist approach to neuropsychology.

• A new and revised edition of one of the classic textbooks of neuropsychology.
• Neuropsychological abnormalities are described in terms of the function or dysfunction of the lobes of the brain, in contrast to the cognitive approach of most competing books.
• Clearly written introductory chapters on the anatomy of the brain and on neurology - very useful for clinical psychology trainees and psychology students.
• Clearly discussed clinical case histories illustrate the neuropsychological assessment section.
• Final chapter places the psychoanatomical approach in the context of other disciplines such as cognitive neuropsychology.

• New case studies added.
• Updated throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443073052
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
284
Sales rank:
1,319,775
Product dimensions:
1.07(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

History of neuropsychology.

Basic anatomy of the brain.

Elements of neurology.

The frontal lobes.

The temporal lobes.

The parietal lobes.

The occipital lobes.

Henispheric asymmetry.

The interbrain.

Neuropsychological assessment.

Brain and behaviour: the broader context.

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