Neuropsychological Assessment of Neuropsychiatric and Neuromedical Disorders

Neuropsychological Assessment of Neuropsychiatric and Neuromedical Disorders

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This is a major revision of a standard reference work for neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, and neurologists. About one-half of the book contains entirely new work by new contributors. New topics not covered in the previous editions include consideration of common sources of neurocognitive morbidity, such as multiple sclerosis, diabetes, and exposure to heavy metals; psychiatric and behavioral disorders associated wtih traumatic brain injury; neuropsychology in relation to everyday functioning; the effects of cognitive impairment on driving skills, and adherence to medical treatments. The Third Edition aims to reflect the enormous developments in neuropsychology in terms of research, clinical applications, and growth of new talent during the past decade. At one time focused on mapping the cognitive and related consequences of brain injuries, research in neuropsychology has now expanded to much broader considerations of the effects of systemic disease, infection, medications, and inflammatory processes on neurocognition and emotion. The Third Edition attemtps to capture these developments while continuing to adhere to the objective of presenting them in a concise manner in a single more

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  • Hardback | 800 pages
  • 185.42 x 254 x 43.18mm | 1,360.77g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 10 pp colour plates, 15 line and 56 black and white illustrations
  • 0195378547
  • 9780195378542
  • 578,538

Table of contents

Part I-Methods of Comprehensive Neuropscyhological Assessment ; 1. : The Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Battery for Adutls, Theoretical, Methodological, and Validational Bases, Ralph M. Reitan and Deborah Wolfson ; 2. The Analytical Approach to Neuropschological Assessment, Pat McKenna and Elizabeth Warrington ; 3. The Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment, William P. Milberg, Nancy Hebben, and Edith Kaplan ; 4. The Iowa-Benton School of Neuropsychological Assessment, Daniel Tranel ; 5. Computer-Based Cognitive Testing, Thomas H. Crook, Gary G. Kay, and Glenn J. Larrabee ; 6. Cognitive Screening Methods, Maura Mitrushina ; 7. Demographic Influences and Use of Demographically Corrected Norms in Neuropsychological Assessment, Robert K. Heaton, Lee Ryan, and Igor Grant ; Part II-Neuropsychiatric Disorders ; 8. The Neuropsychology of Dementia, Mark W. Bondi, David P. Salmon, and Alfred W. Kaszniak ; 9. Neuropsychological Aspects of Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism, Susan McPherson and Jeffrey Cummings ; 10. Huntington's Disease, Jason Brandt ; 11. The Neuropsychiatry and Neuropsychology of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, Mary M. Robertson and Andrea E. Cavanna ; 12. The Neuropsychology of Epilepsy, Henry A. Buchtel and Linda M. Selwa ; 13. Neuropsychology of Multiple Sclerosis, Allen Thornton ; 14. Cerebrovascular Disease, Gregory G. Brown, Ronald M. Lazar, and Liza Delano-Wood ; 15. Neuropscyhological Effects of Hypoxia in Medical Disorders, Amanda Schurle Bruce, Mark S. Aloia, and Sonia Ancoli-Israel ; 16. Diabetes and the Brain: Cognitive Performance in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Augustina M.A. Brands and Roy P.C. Kessels ; 17. Neuropsychological Aspects of HIV Infection, Steven P. Woods, Catherin L. Carey, Jennifer E. Iudicello, Scott L. Letendre, and Igor Grant ; 18. Neurobehavioral Correlates of Alcoholism, Sean B. Rourke and Igor Grant ; 19. Neuropsychological Consequences of Drug Abuse, Raul Gonzalez, Jasmin Vassileva, and J. Cobb Scott ; 20. Neuropsychological, Neurological and Neuropsychiatric COrrelates of Exposure to Metals, Roberta F. White and Patricia A. Janulewicz ; 21. Clinical Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia, Philip D. Harvey and Richard S.E. Keefe ; 22. The Neuropsychology of Mood Disorders, Linas Bieliauskas ; 23. The Neuropsychology of Memory Dysfunction and its Assessment, David P. Salmon and Larry Squire ; Part III-Psychosocial Consequences of Neuropsychological Impairment ; 24. Neurobehavioral Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury, Sureyya Dikmen, Joan Machamer, and Nancy Temkin ; 25. Neuropsychiatric, Psychiatric, & Behavioral Disorders Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury, George P. Prigatano and Franziska Maier ; 26. Neuropsychology in Relation to Everyday Functioning, Erin E. Morgan and Robert K. Heaton ; 27. Neuropsychological Performance in Relation to Driving Skills, Thomas D. Marcotte ; 28. Neuropsychological Function and Adherence to Medical Treatments, Steven A. Castellon, Charles H. Hinkin, Matthew Wright, and Terry R. Barclay ; Indexesshow more

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This is a constructive book for students or other professionals who need a straightforward introduction to neuropsychological syndromes. * Doody's Notes (Christopher J Graver, PhD, Madigan Army Medical Center) *show more

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