This volume provides comprehensive coverage of interventions for emotional and behavioral problems following all types of brain illnesses and injuries in adults. It is a unique guide to different settings, families, cultures, illnesses and levels of severity. It takes neuropsychotherapy outside the clinic to the real life situations and dilemmas of people with brain illnesses. It contains case studies, summaries of major techniques and principles in frequent tables which can serve as clinical guides.
Table of ContentsPreface. List of Tables. List of Cases. List of Figures. 1. Introduction.
Part I: Theory. 2. Neurology and Neuropsychology. 3. Education and Psychotherapy. 4. Cognitive Rehabilitation.
Part II: Practice. 5. Assessment. 6. Fundamental Issues. 7. General Techniques of Neuropsychotherapy and Related Interventions. 8. Intervention Strategies for Problem Feelings and Behaviors: From Caregiver Management to Self-Regulation.
Part III: Specific Problems. 9. Psychological Reactions to Illness. 10. Organic Emotional Changes. 11. Executive Functions. 12. Cognitive and Medical Problems.
Part IV: The Social Dimension. 13. The Family. 14. The Community. 15. Conclusions and Future Directions.
Appendix A. Appendix B. Glossary.
References. Tables. Cases. Figures.