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Written by top practitioners in the field of neuropsychological screening, Screening for Brain Impairment is the extensively updated new edition of the classic resource. Valuable to a broad range of medical and mental health practitioners, this new edition reflects enormous changes to the field over the past 13 years.
Each chapter contains updated information and new empirical data, including extensive information on neurological and psychiatric disorders, adult attention deficit disorder, and screening for and assessing the emotional correlates of brain impairment. Also included are new chapters on computerized assessment and developing relations with other professionals, including clinical neuropsychologists, neurologists, primary care physicians, neurosurgeons, and psychiatrists.
1 Neurological Disorders 1
2 Psychiatric Disorders With Neurological Implications 31
3 Approaches to Neurological Assessment 41
4 The Neuropsychological History 55
5 The Mental Status Examination 75
6 Screening Tests of Perceptual and Motor Functions 103
7 Screening Tests for Verbal Functions 125
8 Screening Tests for Memory Functions 139
9 Screening Tests for Higher Cognitive Functions 153
10 Neuropsychological Screening 167
11 Effort and Motivation 185
12 Computerized Assessments 193