Handbook of Normative Data for Neuropsychological Assessment

Handbook of Normative Data for Neuropsychological Assessment

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Although several books on the administration and scoring procedures for tests are available to neuropsychologists, the Handbook of Normative Data for Neuropsychological Assessment is the first reference to present and critique the available normative data for the most common neuropsychological tests: Trail Making, Colour Trails, Stroop, Auditory Consonant Trigrams, Boston Naming, Verbal Fluency Tests, Rey-Osterreith Complex Figure, Rey Auditory Verbal Learning, Hooper Visual Organization Test, Seashore Rhythm, Speech Sounds Perception, Tactile Performance, Finger Tapping, Grip Strength (Dynamometer), Grooved Pegboard, Category Test, and the Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS, WMS-R and WMS III). Informative tables throughout the book guide clinicians to the sets of normative data that are best suited to their needs, depending on the age, sex, educational level, handedness, IQ and ethnicity of their patients, and highlight the advantages associated with using data for comparative purposes. Those using the book have the option of reading the authors' critical review of the normative data for a particular test, or simply turning to the appropriate data locator table for quick test interpretation. This book will be welcomed by practitioners, researchers, teachers and graduate students as a unique and valuable contribution to the practice of neuropsychology. No other volume offers such an effective framework for the critical evaluation of normative data for neuropsychological tests.show more

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  • Hardback | 554 pages
  • 187.96 x 256.54 x 40.64mm | 1,474.17g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • tables
  • 0195056752
  • 9780195056754

Table of contents

I. BACKGROUND; 1. Introduction; 2. Statistal and Psychometric Issues; 3. Use of Methodological Concepts in Neuropsychological Practice; II. TESTS OF ATTENTION AND CONCENTRATION: VISUAL AND AUDITORY; 4. Trailmaking Test; 5. Color Trails; 6. Stroop Test; 7. Auditory Consonant Trigrams; III. LANGUAGE; 8. Boston Naming Test; 9. Verbal Fluency Test; IV. PERCEPTUAL ORGANIZATION: VISUOSPATIAL, AUDITORY, AND TACTILE; 10. Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure; 11. Hooper Visual Organization Test; 12. Seashore Rhythm Text; 13. Speech Sounds Perception Test; 14. Tactual Performance Test; V. MOTOR FUNCTIONS; 15. Wechshler Memory Scale (WMS, WMS-R, WMS-III); 16. Rey Auditory-Verbal Learning Test; VI. MOTOR FUNCTIONS; 17. Finger Tapping Test; 18. Grip Strength Test (Hand Dynamometer); 19. Grooved Pegboard; VII. CONCEPT FORMATION AND REASONING; 20. Category Testshow more

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