Understanding Somatization in the Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology

Understanding Somatization in the Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology

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Understanding Somatization in the Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology is written for neuropsychologists wishing to improve their ability to diagnose and treat, or recommend treatment for, patients with somatoform disorders. The author, a seasoned clinician, blends evidence-based information with sound practical advice within a conceptual framework helpful in understanding this group of difficult patients. A Continuing Education (CE) component administered by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology is included.show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 10.16mm | 249.47g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195328272
  • 9780195328271
  • 712,499

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This book maintains the high standard of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology series and provides an enlightening study of the difficult challenge of somatoform disorders. Readers delving into the material will acquire an empathic understanding of these patients and gain valuable insights into their management, especially during post-evaluation follow-up. * Christopher J Graver PhD, Doody's Notes *show more

Table of contents

Introduction ; 1. A Concise History of Somatoform Symptoms and Disorders ; 2. Nosology of Somatoform Disorders ; 3. Epidemiology of Somatoform Disorders ; 4. Etiologic Theories of Somatoform Disorders ; 5. Somatoform Disorders and Neuropsychological Assessment ; 6. Management of Somatoform Disorders ; 7. Working With Somatizing Patients in Neuropsychological Practiceshow more

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