Clinical Neuropsychology: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Management for Clinicians / Edition 2

Clinical Neuropsychology: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Management for Clinicians / Edition 2

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Clinical Neuropsychology: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Management for Clinicians / Edition 2

Featuring updates and revisions, the second edition of Clinical Neuropsychology provides trainee and practicing clinicians with practical, real-world advice on neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation.

  • Offers illustrated coverage of neuroimaging techniques and updates on key neuro-pathological findings underpinning neurodegenerative disorders
  • Features increased coverage of specialist areas of work, including severe brain injury, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, assessing mental capacity, and cognitive impairment and driving
  • Features updated literature and increased coverage of topics that are of direct clinical relevance to trainee and practicing clinical psychologists
  • Includes chapters written by professionals with many years' experience in the training of clinical psychologists

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470683712
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/15/2012
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors.
List of Contributors.
Part I General Introduction.
Chapter 1 General Introduction: What Is The Relevance Of Neuropsychology For Clinical Psychology Practice?  (Laura H. Goldstein and Jane McNeil).
Part II Neuroscience Background.
Chapter 2 Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology (Nigel J. Cairns).
Chapter 3 Neurological Investigations (John D. C. Mellers).
Part III Neuropsychological Assessment: General Issues.
Chapter 4 Psychological and Psychiatric Aspects of Brain Disorder: Nature, Assessment and Implications for Clinical Neuropsychology (Richard Brown).
Chapter 5 The Effects of Medication and Other Substances on Cognitive Functioning (Jane Powell).
Chapter 6 Psychometric Foundations of Neuropsychological Assessment (John R. Crawford).
Part IV Adult Neuropsychology.
Chapter 7 Disorders of Memory (Jona than J . Evans).
Chapter 8 Disorders of Language and Communication (Pat McKenna).
Chapter 9 Executive Dysfunction (Paul W. Burgess and Nick Alderman).
Chapter 10 Disorders of Voluntary Movement (Laura H. Goldstein).
Chapter 11 Visuo-Spatial and Attentional Disorders (Tom Manly and Jason B. Mattingley).
Chapter 12 Disorders of Number Processing and Calculation (Jane McNeil).
Part V Neuropsychology: Specialist Areas of Work.
Chapter 13 Neuropsychological Assessment of Children (Judith A. Middleton).
Chapter 14 Neuropsychology of Older Adults (Robin G. Morris).
Chapter 15 Neuropsychology and the Law(Graham E. Powell).
Part VI Rehabilitation.
Chapter 16 Theoretical Approaches to Cognitive Rehabilitation (Barbara A. Wilson).
Chapter 17 Planning, Delivering and Evaluating Services (CamillaHerbert).
Chapter 18 Interventions for Psychological Problems after Brain Injury (Andy Tyerman and Nigel S. King).
Chapter 19 Neurorehabilitation Strategies for People with Neurodegenerative Conditions (Esme Moniz-Cook and Jennifer Rusted).

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