Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: The International Handbook

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: The International Handbook


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ISBN-13: 9781138643116
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/31/2017
Pages: 626
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Barbara A. Wilson is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who has worked in brain injury rehabilitation for 40 years. She has won many awards for her work including an OBE for services to rehabilitation and four lifetime achievement awards, one each from the British Psychological Society, the International Neuropsychological Society, the National Academy of Neuropsychology and The Encephalitis Society. The Division of Neuropsychology has named a prize after her, the Barbara A. Wilson prize for distinguished contributions to neuropsychology. She is honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong, the University of Sydney and the University of East Anglia.

Jill Winegardner is Lead Clinical Psychologist at the Oliver Zangwill Centre in Ely, Cambridgeshire, UK. Her career has spanned neuropsychological rehabilitation in brain injury settings including acute inpatient rehabilitation, post-acute residential rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation. She helped establish the field of neuropsychology in Nicaragua. Her clinical and research interests focus on evidence-based best practice in brain injury rehabilitation.

Tamara Ownsworth is a Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology in the School of Applied Psychology and Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Australia. She has over 20 years of clinical experience and research in the field. Her broad research interests include rehabilitation and psychological adjustment to neurological disorders such as traumatic brain injury, stroke and brain tumour.

Caroline van Heugten is Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at the School for Mental Health and Neuroscience at the Maastricht University Medical Center and the department of Neuropsychology & Psychopharmacology at Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands. Her main research interest is in neuropsychological rehabilitation including assessment and treatment. Over the past five years she was leader of two national research programs on rehabilitation. Caroline is the initiator and director of the Limburg Brain Injury Center.

Table of Contents

Section One: General Issues in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation


Chapter 1: The Development of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: An Historical Examination of Theoretical and Practical Issues

Chapter 2: Evidence-Based Treatment

Chapter 3: Mechanisms of Recovery After Acquired Brain Injury

Chapter 4: Assessment for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Planning

Chapter 5: Goal Setting in Rehabilitation

Section Two: Populations Referred for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Chapter 6: Adults with Non-Progressive Brain Injury

a) Traumatic Brain Injury

b) Stroke

c) Encephalitis

d) Anoxia

e) Epilepsy

Chapter 7: Adults with Progressive Conditions

a) Dementia

b) Multiple Sclerosis

c) Parkinson’s Disease

d) Huntington’s Disease

e) Brain Tumours

Chapter 8: Children with Traumatic Brain Injury

Chapter 9: Other Neurological Conditions Affecting Children

Chapter 10:
People with Disorders of Consciousness

Chapter 11: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation for Psychiatric Disorders

Chapter 12 Other Populations Seen for Rehabilitation

a) HIV

b) Blast Injuries

Section Three: Rehabilitation of Cognitive Disorders

Chapter 13: Rehabilitation of Slowed Information Processing

Chapter 14: Rehabilitation of Attention Disorders

a) Adults

b) Children

Chapter 15: Rehabilitation of Working Memory Disorders

Chapter 16: Rehabilitation of Memory Disorders in Adults and Children

Chapter 17: Rehabilitation of Executive Functions

    1. Adults
    2. Children

Chapter 18: Rehabilitation of Language Disorders in Adults and Children

Chapter 19: Rehabilitation of Visual Perceptual and Visual Spatial Disorders in Adults and Children

Chapter 20: Rehabilitation of Apraxia in Adults and Children

Chapter 21: Managing Acquired Social Communication Disorders

Chapter 22: Rehabilitation of Social Cognition Disorders

Chapter 23: Managing Disorders of Social and Behavioural Control and Disorders of Apathy

Nick Alderman and Caroline Knight

Chapter 24: Rehabilitation of Challenging Behaviour in Community Settings: The Empowerment Behavioural Management Approach (EBMA)

Section Four: Rehabilitation for Psychosocial Disorders

Chapter 25: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for People with Brain Injury

Chapter 26: Third Wave Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies: Compassion Focussed Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology for People with Brain Injury

Chapter 27: Managing Self-awareness and Identity Issues Following Brain Injury

Chapter 28: Psychosocial Interventions for Children/ Working with Schools and Families

Chapter 29: Family-Based Support for People with Brain Injury

Chapter 30: Vocational and Occupational Rehabilitation for People with Brain Injury

Section Five: Recent and Emerging Approaches in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Chapter 31: Managing Fatigue in Adults after Acquired Brain Injury

Chapter 32: Sexuality and Rehabilitation Following Acquired Brain Injury

Chapter 33: Neurologic Music Therapy in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Chapter 34: Novel Forms of Cognitive Rehabilitation

Chapter 35: Using Technology to Overcome Impairments of Mental Functions

Chapter 36: Technology-based Delivery of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Chapter 37: Social Robotics in Dementia Care

Section Six: Global and Cultural Perspectives on Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Chapter 38: The Cost Effectiveness of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Chapter 39: A Global Perspective on Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Maximising Outcomes When Funds are Short

Chapter 40: The importance of culture in holistic neuropsychological rehabilitation: Suggestions for improving cultural competence Ana Paula Pereira, Jessica Fish, Donna Malley Andrew Bateman

Chapter 41: Rehabilitation Around The World

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Global Overview

a) Rehabilitation in India

b) Rehabilitation in Iran

c) Rehabilitation in Russia

d) Rehabilitation In Taiwan

e) Rehabilitation in Mainland China

f) Rehabilitation in Hong Kong

g) Rehabilitation in Brazil

h) Rehabilitation in Argentina

i) Rehabilitation in South Africa

j) Rehabilitation in Botswana

Section Seven: Evaluation and General Conclusions

Chapter 42: Outcome Measures

Chapter 43: Avoiding Bias In Evaluating Rehabilitation

Chapter 44: Challenges in the Evaluation of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Effects

Chapter 45: Summary and Guidelines for Best Practice in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

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