Principles and Practice of Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology

Principles and Practice of Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology

by Matthew Rizzo, Rizzo, Paul Eslinger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721681549

ISBN-13: 9780721681542

Pub. Date: 12/11/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Written on a non-specialist level, this highly practical text emphasizes the basic principles and applications of behavioral neurology and neuropsychology.

Emphasis is on the broad recognition of the signs and symptoms of neurobehavioral disorders and attendant acute and long-term management strategies. The text covers the broad recognition of signs and symptoms,

Overview

Written on a non-specialist level, this highly practical text emphasizes the basic principles and applications of behavioral neurology and neuropsychology.

Emphasis is on the broad recognition of the signs and symptoms of neurobehavioral disorders and attendant acute and long-term management strategies. The text covers the broad recognition of signs and symptoms, acute and long term management strategies, and current, therapeutic options.

• Each chapter begins with an outline, and highlighted key words and main points
• Each chapter ends with a list of main points and key readings, glossary and references
• Each chapter contains a generous number charts, tables, algorithms, and figures

With over 80 Contributors

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721681542
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/11/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1200
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. OVERVIEW AND INTRODUCTION: Matthew Rizzo and Paul Eslinger

II. METHODS OF ASSESSMENT

1. Mental Status Sreening
2. Neuropsychological Assessment
3. Meuropsyckiatric Assessment
4. Morphometric Brain Analysis in Disorders of Dementia
5. Structural Brain Imaging in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
6. Functional Neuroimaging
7. MRI and Related Techniques
8. Electrophysiology
9. Safe and Unsafe Driving in Aging and Cognitive Impairment

III. DISORDERS OF HIGHER BRAIN FUNCTIONS

10. Attention: Normal and Disordered Processes
11. Memory and Learning
12. Cerebral Visual Dysfunction
13. Functional Organization of the Auditory System
14. Somatosensory System
15. Olfactory and Gustatory System
16. Vestibular System and Balance
17. Aphasia, Alexia, Agraphia, Acalculia
18. Apraxia
19. The Corpus Callosum and Callosal Disconnection Syndromes: A Model for Understanding Brain Connectivity Asymmetry, and Function
20. Executive Functions and Social Conduct
21. Emotion

IV. COGNITION/BEHAVIOR AND DISEASE

22. Degenerative Disease
23. Brain Infections
24. Movement Disorders
25. Subcortical Deficits
26. Cerebrovascular Disease
27. Closed Head Injury/traumatic Brain Injury
28. Encephalopathies
29. Neurosurgical Perspectives
30. Coma, Altered Consciousness, Delirium
31. Disorders of Sleep and Arousal
32. Incontinence and Impotence
33. Chronic Pain
34. Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Epilepsy
35. Multiple Sclerosis
36. Aging and the Brain
37. Nonvasculitic Autoimmune Inflammatory Meningoenchphalitis
38. Cancer

V. PEDIATRIC/DEVELOPMENTAL BEHAVIORAL NEUROLOGY & NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

39. Neuropsychological Assessment
40. Pediatric Head Injury
41. Learning Disabilities: Neurobiological Foundations and Topographical Manifestations Across the Lifespan
42. ADD/ADHD
43. Autism Spectrum Disorders
44. Mental Retardation and Cerebral Palsy
45. Pediatric Epilepsy
46. Pediatric Chronic Disease

VI. REHABILITATION AND TREATMENT

47. Overview of Rehabilitation and Treatment
48. Rehabilitation Strategies for Individuals with Acquired Cognitive Impairment
49. Speech and Language Rehabilitation
50. Impairment and Disability Evaluation
51. Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation Counseling

VII. FORENSICS, COMPETENCE, LEGAL ISSUES

52. Competency Wills, Power of Attorney, Informed Consent
53. Evaluation of Malingered Neurocognitive Disorders
54. Violent Crime
55. Behavioral Evidence in Legal Proceedings

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