Neuropsychology / Edition 1

Neuropsychology / Edition 1

by Gerald Goldstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 030645646X

ISBN-13: 9780306456466

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Springer US

This practical volume covers all aspects of the neuropsychological assessment of children, adults, and the elderly. Three sections deal with-developmental considerations-the various neurobehavioral disorders-and specialized assessment of individual cognitive functions, including abstraction, memory, language, spatial perception, and motor skills. Two noteworthy

Overview

This practical volume covers all aspects of the neuropsychological assessment of children, adults, and the elderly. Three sections deal with-developmental considerations-the various neurobehavioral disorders-and specialized assessment of individual cognitive functions, including abstraction, memory, language, spatial perception, and motor skills. Two noteworthy chapters discuss neuropsychiatric disorders and assessment methods used in behavioral neurology.
This interdisciplinary book addresses not only the needs of neuropsychologists but also those of other psychologists and rehabilitation specialists as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306456466
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Human Brain Function: Assessment and Rehabilitation Series
Edition description:
1998
Pages:
497
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment; G. Goldstein. Development Considerations: Neuropsychology of Infants and Young Children; I.S. Baron, G.A. Gioia. Neuropsychological Assessment of Older Children; K.O. Yeates, H.G. Taylor. Neuropsychological Assessment of Adults; G. Goldstein. Neuropsychological Assessment of the Elderly; P.D. Nussbaum. Clinical Considerations: Evaluation of High-Functioning Autism; D.J. Siegel. Evaluation of Head Trauma; R.J. Smith, et al. Evaluation of Cerebrovascular Disorders; C.D. Mora, R.A. Bornstein. Evaluation of Demyelinating and Degenerative Diseases; D.N. Allen, et al. Assessment Following Neurotoxic Exposure; L.A. Morrow. Assessing Medically-Ill Patients: Diabetes Mellitus As a Model Disease; C. Ryan. Specialized Assessment: Neuropsychological Assessment of Abstract Reasoning; G. Goldstein. Neuropsychological Assessment of Memory; J.H. Kramer, D.C. Delis. Neuropsychological Assessment of Aphasia; N.R. Varney. Assessment of Spatial Abilities; B. Caplan, S. Romans. Neuropsychological Assessment of Motor Skills; K.Y. Haaland, D.L. Harrington. Assessment Methods Used in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry; R.M. Stowe. Index.

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