The Essential Handbook of Memory Disorders for Clinicians

The Essential Handbook of Memory Disorders for Clinicians

by Alan D. Baddeley
     
 

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Recent years have seen some key advances in both the understanding of memory disorders and the assessment and treatment of patients.

This selection from the very comprehensive second edition of The Handbook of Memory Disorders is a concise collection that distils those chapters of most relevance to clinical practice. The Essential Handbook is designed for

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Overview

Recent years have seen some key advances in both the understanding of memory disorders and the assessment and treatment of patients.

This selection from the very comprehensive second edition of The Handbook of Memory Disorders is a concise collection that distils those chapters of most relevance to clinical practice. The Essential Handbook is designed for forward-looking and busy clinicians who wish to inform their practice with recent research.

Contributors
Alan D. Baddeley, UK
James T. Becker, USA
Jason Brandt, USA
Linda Clare, UK
Elizabeth L.Glisky, USA
Gerri Hanten, USA
Diane B. Howieson, USA
Narinder Kapur, UK
Michael D. Kopelman, UK
Harvey S. Levin, USA
Muriel D. Lezak, USA
Judith A. Middleton, UK
Cynthia A. Munro, USA
Margaret O'Connor, USA
Amy A. Overman, USA
Robyn L. Tate, Australia
Christine M. Temple, UK
Mieke Verfaellie, USA
Barbara A. Wilson, UK
Bob Woods, UK

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...essential in every sense...deserves to be read by all those working with people with memory disorders ..." (Clinical Psychology, No.45, January 2005)

"...highly recommended as a concise and clinically relevant text to which practitioners can turn for authoritative views ... this text could readily serve as a reference in the teaching of memory disorders at the graduate or post-graduate level." (Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, May 2005)

"...this resource really is imperative for any clinican working in research, assessment, and rehabilitation of memory disorders." (British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 21st July 2005)

"...has some great strengths that must definitely be praised as they are rare to find...a very useful book on the shelf of those having a clinical or...a scientific interest in memory disorders..." (Psychological Medicine, Vol 35, 2005)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470091418
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.65(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Alan D. Baddeley, Department of Psychology, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD, UK
Alan Baddeley
was Director of the Medical Research Council Applied Psychology Unit in Cambridge, UK for over 20 years. He is now at the University of York. He is a cognitive psychologist with broad interests in the functioning of human memory under both normal conditions and conditions of brain damage and stress.

Michael D. Kopelman, Neuropsychiatry and Memory Disorders Clinic, St Thomas’ Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7EH, UK
Michael Kopelman
is Professor of Neuropsychiatry in the Institute of Psychiatry based at St Thomas’ Hospital, King’s College, London. He holds qualifications in both neuropsychiatry and neuropsychology, and has particular interest and expertise in a wide range of memory disorders, both neurological and psychogenic. He runs a neuropsychiatry and memory disorders clinic at St Thomas’s Hospital.

Barbara A. Wilson, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, UK
Barbara Wilson
is a senior scientist at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit and is Director of Research at the Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, Ely, UK. She is a clinical psychologist with particular interests in the impact of neuropsychological memory deficits on everyday functioning and improving methods of neurorehabilitation. She was awarded an OBE in 1998 for services to medical rehabilitation, and is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.

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