Understanding Somatization in the Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology

Understanding Somatization in the Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology

by Greg J. Lamberty
     
 

Understanding Somatization in the Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology is written for neuropsychologists who wish to improve their ability to diagnose and treat, or recommend treatment for, patients with somatoform disorders. The author, a seasoned clinician, blends evidence-based recommendations with sound practical advice within a conceptual framework that helps

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Understanding Somatization in the Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology is written for neuropsychologists who wish to improve their ability to diagnose and treat, or recommend treatment for, patients with somatoform disorders. The author, a seasoned clinician, blends evidence-based recommendations with sound practical advice within a conceptual framework that helps neuropsychologists to understand and engage these challenging patients. A Continuing Education (CE) component administered by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology is included, as is access to the author's workshop presentation materials. The book will be of interest to those who work with or wish to gain insight into somatizing patients - neuropsychologists, clinical psychologists, neurologists; post-doctoral fellows; graduate psychology students; and neuropsychologists who want to earn Continuing Education (CE) credit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195328271
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/2008
Series:
AACN Workshop Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. A Concise History of Somatoform Symptoms and Disorders
2. Nosology of Somatoform Disorders
3. Epidemiology of Somatoform Disorders
4. Etiologic Theories of Somatoform Disorders
5. Somatoform Disorders and Neuropsychological Assessment
6. Treatment and Management of Somatoform Disorders
7. Working With Somatizing Patients in Neuropsychological Practice
References.
Index.

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