The Neuropsychology Handbook

The Neuropsychology Handbook
Author: Arthur MacNeill Horton,Danny Wedding
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 837
Release: 2008-01
ISBN: 0826102514
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Neuropsychology Handbook Book Excerpt:

The new edition of this basic reference for the practicing clinical and behavioral neuropsychologist and text for graduate student expands its coverage of the major areas in which clinical neuropsychologists work.

The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology
Author: Jennifer Gurd,Udo Kischka,John Marshall
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 912
Release: 2012-01-12
ISBN: 0199645817
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology Book Excerpt:

Clinical neuropsychology remains one of the fastest growing specialities within clinical psychology, neurology, and the psychiatric disciplines. This second edition provides a practical guide for those interested in the professional application of neuropsychological approaches and techniques in clinical practice.

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury
Author: Mark Sherer,Angelle M. Sander
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2014-05-17
ISBN: 1493907840
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury Book Excerpt:

This book collects and synthesizes the latest thinking on the condition in its variety of cognitive and behavioral presentations, matched by a variety of clinical responses. Acknowledging the continuum of injury and the multi-stage nature of recovery, expert contributors review salient research data and offer clinical guidelines for the neuropsychologist working with TBI patients, detailing key areas of impairment, brief and comprehensive assessment methods and proven rehabilitation strategies. Taken together, these chapters provide a framework for best serving a wide range of TBI patients (including children, elders, and patients in multidisciplinary settings) and model treatment that is evidence-based and relevant. A sample of the topics featured in the Handbook: Bedside evaluations in TBI. Outcome assessment in TBI. Collaborating with family caregivers in the rehabilitation of persons with TBI. Behavioral assessment of acute neurobehavioral syndromes to inform treatment. Pediatric TBI: assessment, outcomes, intervention. Special issues with mild TBI in veterans and active duty service members. Expanding professional knowledge on a topic that continues to grow in importance, the Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury is a premier resource, not only for neuropsychologists but also for other professionals in cognitive care, and trainees entering the field.

The Neuropsychology Handbook Foundations and assessment

The Neuropsychology Handbook  Foundations and assessment
Author: Arthur MacNeill Horton,Danny Wedding,Jeffrey Webster
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 552
Release: 1997
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Neuropsychology Handbook

The Neuropsychology Handbook
Author: Danny Wedding,Arthur MacNeill Horton
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 616
Release: 1986
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Neuropsychology Handbook Treatment issues and special populations

The Neuropsychology Handbook  Treatment issues and special populations
Author: Arthur MacNeill Horton
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 416
Release: 1997
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Neuropsychology Handbook Treatment issues and special populations Book Excerpt:

"A fantastic and monumental contribution to our field." - Ralph M. Reitan, PhD "The field of neuropsychology has many specialized books on particular diseases, but there is always a need for a general text to cover the major aspects of neuropsychology from neuroanatomy to assessment to practice issues. This is one such book that attempts to provide comprehensive coverage of the field." --Doody's In the last decade, the number of books, courses, training opportunities, and journals dealing with clinical neuropsychology has greatly increased. Demand for a complete reference in the field is growing as practitioners in private practice, the court system, and the medical field continue to make discoveries and advance our knowledge of the brain system and how it affects our everyday lives. In order to address this urgent need, Drs. Horton and Wedding have edited this Third Edition of the classic Neuropsychology Handbook. In its pages are reviews of all the major areas in which clinical neuropsychologists work: the foundations of clinical neuropsychology brain structure and function neurological disorders psychiatric disorders diagnostic decision-making symptom validity testing neuroimaging behavioral change following traumatic brain injury disability determination rehabilitation planning, and more Very specialized areas of practice such as clinical neuropsychology with children, clinical neurotoxicology, and neuropsychological assessment in criminal law cases also receive chapters.

Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology

Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology
Author: Andrew S. Davis, PhD,Rik Carl D'Amato
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 1400
Release: 2010-10-25
ISBN: 9780826157379
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology Book Excerpt:

ìBy far, the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of pediatric neuropsychology available in a single book today, Davis provides coverage of basic principles of pediatric neuropsychology, but overall the work highlights applications to daily practice and special problems encountered by the pediatric neuropsychologist.î Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD Texas A&M University "The breadth and depth of this body of work is impressive. Chapters written by some of the best researchers and authors in the field of pediatric neuropsychology address every possible perspective on brain-behavior relationships culminating in an encyclopedic textÖ. This [book] reflects how far and wide pediatric neuropsychology has come in the past 20 years and the promise of how far it will go in the next." Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, EdD, NCSP, ABPdN The Chicago School of Professional Psychology "...it would be hard to imagine a clinical situation in pediatric neuropsychology in whichthis book would fail as a valuable resource."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "I believe there is much to recommend this hefty volume. It is a solid reference that I can see appreciating as a resource as I update my training bibliography."--Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society This landmark reference covers all aspects of pediatric neuropsychology from a research-based perspective, while presenting an applied focus with practical suggestions and guidelines for clinical practice. Useful both as a training manual for graduate students and as a comprehensive reference for experienced practitioners, it is an essential resource for those dealing with a pediatric population. This handbook provides an extensive overview of the most common medical conditions that neuropsychologists encounter while dealing with pediatric populations. It also discusses school-based issues such as special education law, consulting with school staff, and reintegrating children back into mainstream schools. It contains over 100 well-respected authors who are leading researchers in their respective fields. Additionally, each of the 95 chapters includes an up-to-date review of available research, resulting in the most comprehensive text on pediatric neuropsychology available in a single volume. Key Features: Provides thorough information on understanding functional neuroanatomy and development, and on using functional neuroimaging Highlights clinical practice issues, such as legal and ethical decision-making, dealing with child abuse and neglect, and working with school staff Describes a variety of professional issues that neuropsychologists must confront during their daily practice, such as ethics, multiculturalism, child abuse, forensics, and psychopharmacology

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia
Author: Lisa D. Ravdin,Heather L. Katzen
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 763
Release: 2019-02-14
ISBN: 331993497X
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia Book Excerpt:

This comprehensive update offers practical advice for professionals working in neuropsychology with older adults. Focusing on fundamentals, common issues, special considerations, and late-life cognitive disorders, respected names in this critical specialty address a wide range of presenting problems and assessment, diagnostic, and treatment concerns. Th roughout, coverage pays keen attention to detail, bringing real-world nuance to large-scale concepts and breaking down complex processes into digestible steps. And like its predecessor, the new Handbook features recommendations for test batteries and ends each chapter by extracting its “clinical pearls.” A sampling of the topics covered: • Assessment of depression and anxiety in older adults. • The assessment of change: serial assessments in dementia evaluations. • Elder abuse identifi cation in older adults. • Clinical assessment of postoperative cognitive decline. • Cognitive training and rehabilitation in aging and dementia. • Diff erentiating mild cognitive impairment and cognitive changes of normal aging. • Evaluating cognition in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This Second Edition of the Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia offers a wealth of expert knowledge and hands-on guidance for neuropsychologists, gerontologists, social workers, and other clinicians interested in aging. Th is can be a valuable reference for those studying for board certifi cation in neuropsychology as well as a resource for veteran practitioners brushing up on key concepts in neuropsychology of age related disorders.

The Neuropsychology Handbook Foundations and assessment

The Neuropsychology Handbook  Foundations and assessment
Author: Arthur MacNeill Horton,Danny Wedding,Jeffrey Webster
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 550
Release: 1997
ISBN: 9780826197306
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology Second Edition

Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology  Second Edition
Author: Lawrence C. Hartlage, PhD, ABPP, ABPN,Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr., EdD, ABPP, ABPN
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2010-02-18
ISBN: 9780826118868
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology Second Edition Book Excerpt:

"This book brings together excellent contributions spanning the historic basis of neuropsychology in forensic practice, ethical and legal issues, and practical instruction....The editors have done an outstanding job in providing us with a volume that represents state-of-the-art in forensic neuropsychology. This volume also will be useful for graduate students, fellows, and practitioners in clinical neuropsychology." --Igor Grant, MD, Executive Vice Chair, UCSD Department of Psychiatry This book serves as an updated authoritative contemporary reference work intended for use by forensic neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, attorneys, judges, law students, police officers, special educators, and clinical and school psychologists, among other professionals. This book discusses the foundations of forensic neuropsychology, ethical/legal issues, practice issues and special areas and populations. Key topics discussed include the principles of brain structure and function, history of clinical neuropsychology, neuropsychology of intelligence, normative and scaling issues, and symptom validity testing and neuroimaging. Special areas and populations will include disability and fitness for duty evaluations, aging and dementia, children and adolescents, autism spectrum disorders, substance abuse, and Neurotoxicology. A concluding section focuses on the future of forensic neuropsychology.

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Epilepsy

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Epilepsy
Author: William B. Barr,Chris Morrison
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2014-12-02
ISBN: 038792826X
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Epilepsy Book Excerpt:

Once feared and misunderstood even among the medical community, epilepsy has since largely been demystified. Besides the characteristic seizures, various cognitive, behavioral, and emotional difficulties are recognized as associated with the condition, and patients are finding relief in medical management and/or surgical intervention. Not surprisingly, neuropsychology has emerged as a major component in treatment planning, program development, and assessment of surgical candidates. Geared toward beginning as well as veteran clinicians, the Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Epilepsy offers readers a skills-based framework for assessment and treatment, using current evidence and standardized terminology. Expert coverage reviews widely-used methods for evaluating key aspects of patient functioning (MRI, MEG, electrocortical mapping, the Wada test), and presents guidelines for psychotherapeutic and cognitive remediation strategies in treating comorbid psychiatric conditions. Given the diversity of the patient population, additional chapters spotlight issues specific to subgroups including high- and low-functioning as well as geriatric and pediatric patients. This integrative hands-on approach benefits a range of practitioners across medical and neurological settings. Topics featured in the Handbook: Neuropsychological assessment across the lifespan. Evaluating the epilepsy surgical candidate: methods and procedures. The Wada test: current perspectives and applications. Assessing psychiatric and personality disorders in the epilepsy patient. Evaluation and management of psychogenic non-epileptic attacks. Neuropsychological assessment with culturally diverse patients. Practical and flexible in its coverage, the Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Epilepsy serves not only neuropsychologists and neurologists but also primary care physicians such as internists, family physicians, and pediatricians.

Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology

Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology
Author: Cecil R. Reynolds,Elaine Fletcher-Janzen
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2013-12-19
ISBN: 1489968075
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology Book Excerpt:

The past decade has brought important advances in our understanding of the brain, particularly its influence on the behavior, emotions, and personality of children and adolescents. In the tradition of its predecessors, the third edition of the Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology enhances this understanding by emphasizing current best practice, up-to-date science, and emerging theoretical trends for a comprehensive review of the field. Along with the Handbook’s impressive coverage of normal development, pathology, and professional issues, brand-new chapters highlight critical topics in assessment, diagnostic, and treatment, including, The role and prevalence of brain dysfunction in ADHD, conduct disorder, the autistic spectrum, and other childhood disorders; The neuropsychology of learning disabilities; Assessment of Spanish-speaking children and youth; Using the PASS (planning, attention, simultaneous, successive) theory in neurological assessment; Forensic child neuropsychology; Interventions for pediatric coma. With singular range, timeliness, and clarity, the newly updated Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology reflects and addresses the ongoing concerns of practitioners as diverse as neuropsychologists, neurologists, clinical psychologists, pediatricians, and physical and speech-language therapists.

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia
Author: Lisa D. Ravdin,Heather L. Katzen
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 527
Release: 2012-09-14
ISBN: 1461431050
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia Book Excerpt:

With the aging of the baby boomers and medical advances that promote longevity, older adults are rapidly becoming the fastest growing segment of the population. As the population ages, so does the incidence of age related disorders. Many predict that 15% - 20% of the baby-boomer generation will develop some form of cognitive decline over the course of their lifetime, with estimates escalating to up to 50% in those achieving advanced age. Although much attention has been directed at Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, it is estimated that nearly one third of those cases of cognitive decline result from other neuropathological mechanisms. In fact, many patients diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease likely have co-morbid disorders that can also influence cognition (i.e., vascular cognitive impairment), suggesting mixed dementias are grossly under diagnosed. The Clinical Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Aging and Dementia is a unique work that provides clinicians with expert guidance and a hands-on approach to neuropsychological practice with older adults. The book will be divided into two sections, the first addressing special considerations for the evaluation of older adults, and the second half focusing on common referral questions likely to be encountered when working with this age group. The authors of the chapters are experts and are recognized by their peers as opinion leaders in their chosen chapter topics. The field of neuropsychology has played a critical role in developing methods for early identification of late life cognitive disorders as well as the differential diagnosis of dementia. Neuropsychological assessment provides valuable clinical information regarding the nature and severity of cognitive symptoms associated with dementia. Each chapter will reinforce the notion that neuropsychological measures provide the clinician with sensitive tools to differentiate normal age-related cognitive decline from disease-associated impairment, aid in differential diagnosis of cognitive dysfunction in older adults, as well as identify cognitive deficits most likely to translate into functional impairments in everyday life.

Clinical Neuropsychology

Clinical Neuropsychology
Author: Michael W. Parsons,Thomas A. Hammeke
Publsiher: Amer Psychological Assn
Total Pages: 741
Release: 2014
ISBN: 9781433816871
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical Neuropsychology Book Excerpt:

This bestselling, comprehensive assessment guide has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in the rapidly maturing field of clinical neuropsychology. This third edition expertly leads neuropsychologists and trainees through the complicated process of assessing, diagnosing, and treating an enormous range of neurologic, neuropsychological, psychiatric, and behavioral disorders and syndromes. New chapters in this edition cover emerging areas such as cultural neuropsychology and somatic disorders, and emphasize newly discovered links between drug abuse and impulse control disorders, while diagnostic information has been updated throughout to reflect the newest DSM-5 criteria. Readers will also gain access to a cache of tools and supplementary material on the APA website, including videos of assessment techniques, audio samples of language deficiencies, and a wealth of diagrams and images that draw upon the latest brain imaging technologies. It is appropriate for neuropsychologists across all health care settings - from emergency rooms, oncology departments, and infectious disease programs, in cardiology, neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry departments.

Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology Second Edition

Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology  Second Edition
Author: Lawrence C. Hartlage PhD, ABPP, ABPN,Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr. EdD, ABPP, ABPN
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2010-02-18
ISBN: 9780826118844
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology Second Edition Book Excerpt:

"This book brings together excellent contributions spanning the historic basis of neuropsychology in forensic practice, ethical and legal issues, and practical instruction....The editors have done an outstanding job in providing us with a volume that represents state-of-the-art in forensic neuropsychology. This volume also will be useful for graduate students, fellows, and practitioners in clinical neuropsychology." --Igor Grant, MD, Executive Vice Chair, UCSD Department of Psychiatry This book serves as an updated authoritative contemporary reference work intended for use by forensic neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, attorneys, judges, law students, police officers, special educators, and clinical and school psychologists, among other professionals. This book discusses the foundations of forensic neuropsychology, ethical/legal issues, practice issues and special areas and populations. Key topics discussed include the principles of brain structure and function, history of clinical neuropsychology, neuropsychology of intelligence, normative and scaling issues, and symptom validity testing and neuroimaging. Special areas and populations will include disability and fitness for duty evaluations, aging and dementia, children and adolescents, autism spectrum disorders, substance abuse, and Neurotoxicology. A concluding section focuses on the future of forensic neuropsychology.

The Neuropsychology Handbook

The Neuropsychology Handbook
Author: Dr. Danny Wedding PhD, MPH
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 856
Release: 2007-10-18
ISBN: 9780826197320
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Neuropsychology Handbook Book Excerpt:

"A fantastic and monumental contribution to our field." - Ralph M. Reitan, PhD "The field of neuropsychology has many specialized books on particular diseases, but there is always a need for a general text to cover the major aspects of neuropsychology from neuroanatomy to assessment to practice issues. This is one such book that attempts to provide comprehensive coverage of the field." --Doody's In the last decade, the number of books, courses, training opportunities, and journals dealing with clinical neuropsychology has greatly increased. Demand for a complete reference in the field is growing as practitioners in private practice, the court system, and the medical field continue to make discoveries and advance our knowledge of the brain system and how it affects our everyday lives. In order to address this urgent need, Drs. Horton and Wedding have edited this Third Edition of the classic Neuropsychology Handbook. In its pages are reviews of all the major areas in which clinical neuropsychologists work: the foundations of clinical neuropsychology brain structure and function neurological disorders psychiatric disorders diagnostic decision-making symptom validity testing neuroimaging behavioral change following traumatic brain injury disability determination rehabilitation planning, and more Very specialized areas of practice such as clinical neuropsychology with children, clinical neurotoxicology, and neuropsychological assessment in criminal law cases also receive chapters.

Handbook of Neuropsychology

Handbook of Neuropsychology
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2000
ISBN: 9780444503589
Category: Clinical neuropsychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Neuropsychology and Aging

Handbook of Neuropsychology and Aging
Author: Paul David Nussbaum
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2013-11-11
ISBN: 1489918574
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Neuropsychology and Aging Book Excerpt:

Leaders in neuropsychology, behavioral neurology, speech and language science, neuropsychiatry, and many other disciplines contribute to this volume, the first comprehensive review of knowledge in the field. They discuss a wide range of disorders, including areas of recent research - such as frontal lobe dementias and the neuropsychological aspects of late life depression - and clinical problems typically given insufficient consideration in other works, such as seizure disorder, head injury, and mental retardation. Normal aging is also covered in detail, and assessment procedures and clinical interventions are given thorough treatment. Other highlights include discussions of guardianship and caregiving personality and behavior, psychotic disorders, Alzheimer's, and head trauma.

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Author: Barbara a Wilson, OBE
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2017-07-04
ISBN: 131724432X
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Book Excerpt:

This outstanding new handbook offers unique coverage of all aspects of neuropsychological rehabilitation. Compiled by the world's leading clinician-researchers, and written by an exceptional team of international contributors, the book is vast in scope, including chapters on the many and varied components of neuropsychological rehabilitation across the life span within one volume. Divided into sections, the first part looks at general issues in neuropsychological rehabilitation including theories and models, assessment and goal setting. The book goes on to examine the different populations referred for neuropsychological rehabilitation and then focuses on the rehabilitation of first cognitive and then psychosocial disorders. New and emerging approaches such as brain training and social robotics are also considered, alongside an extensive section on rehabilitation around the world, particularly in under-resourced settings. The final section offers some general conclusions and an evaluation of the key issues in this important field. This is a landmark publication for neuropsychological rehabilitation. It is the standalone reference text for the field as well as essential reading for all researchers, students and practitioners in clinical neuropsychology, clinical psychology, occupational therapy, and speech and language therapy. It will also be of great value to those in related professions such as neurologists, rehabilitation physicians, rehabilitation psychologists and medics.

Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology

Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology
Author: Cecil Reynolds,Elaine Fletcher-Janzen
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 814
Release: 2008-12-04
ISBN: 9780387707082
Category: Psychology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology Book Excerpt:

Every chapter has been updated to reflect current thought and research in the field. Chapters devoted to specialized tests in neuropsychology have been updated to reflect new editions of these popular instruments. Special topic chapters have been added such as working in pediatric coma rehabilitation, using the planning, attention, sequential, simultaneous theory of neuropsychological processes, additions on ADHD, and more appear written by the leading experts and practitioners in these fields to reflect the demands of current practice in clinical child neuropsychology.