Screening Children for Brain Impairment / Edition 2

Screening Children for Brain Impairment / Edition 2

by Michael D. Franzen, Richard A. Berg, Richard A. Berq
     
 

The book is for general clinicians who see children as part of their professional practice and are faced with the question of when to refer patients to a neuropsychologist for a more extensive, specialized evaluation of organic brain dysfunction. Written in a clear and understandable style, the text also serves to educate the clinician to the various types of… See more details below

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The book is for general clinicians who see children as part of their professional practice and are faced with the question of when to refer patients to a neuropsychologist for a more extensive, specialized evaluation of organic brain dysfunction. Written in a clear and understandable style, the text also serves to educate the clinician to the various types of neuropsychological disorders and their clinical manifestations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826163912
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1The Contemporary Professional Environment: Neuropsychological Screening in the Era of Managed Care1
2Developmental Aspects of the Very Young Brain15
3Developmental Milestones23
4Developmental Disorders29
5Neurological Disorders of Childhood41
6Psychiatric and Behavioral Disorders of Children53
7Neurological Soft Signs61
8The Interview and History75
9The Mental Status Exam in Children93
10The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - Third Edition as a Screening Device105
11The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children117
12Screening Tests of Perceptual, Cognitive, and Motor Functions131
13Verbal Screening Instruments165
14Screening for Memory Functions in Children189
15Screening Batteries for Children213
16Assessment of Very Young Children231
App. ACommon Tests Used in the Assessment of School-Aged Children245
App. BCommon Tests Used in the Assessment of Preschool-Aged Children249
App. C: Sample Interview Form253
Glossary259
References273
Index289

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