A Handbook of Neuropsychological Assessment

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John R. Crawford, Denis M. Parker, William W. McKinlay
Psychology Press, 1992 - Psychology - 454 pages
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This is a wide-ranging text concerned with the principles and practice of neuropsychological assessment in the adult. It combines a flexible hypothesis testing approach to assessment with information on specialized test batteries. The book covers the major areas of memory, language, perception, attention, and executive dysfunctions, and includes chapters on dementia, alcohol, drug and toxic conditions, stroke and closed head injury. Assessment of dysfunction in cases involving claims for compensation and chapters on specialized assessment techniques, including automated test procedures, are provided. The book presents a sound introduction to this complex area and gives guidelines for the clinician who may need concise information on a specialized topic.
  

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Contents

Some Basic Principles of Neuropsychological Assessment
7
Current and Premorbid Intelligence Measures in Neuropsychological
21
Assessment of Laterally
51
Methods of Laterally Assessment
56
Observations of Preference in Children and the Mentally Handicapped
64
Memory Assessment in Clinical Practice and Research
73
Research and Memory Test Development
91
Future Directions for Test Development
97
Conclusion
168
Assessment or Language Dysfunction
177
The Assessment of Reading Disorders
223
Assessment of Attention 24
241
Assessment of Frontal Lobe Dysfunction
267
The Neuropsychological Assessment of Dementia
295
Neuropsychological Assessment in Alcohol Drug Abuse
323
Neuropsychological Assessment in Stroke
339

Questionnaire and Checklist Approaches to Assessment of Everyday
103
Assessment of Visuoperceptual Dysfunction
115
Cognitive Neuropsychological Approaches
126
Conclusion
134
Assessment of Deficits in Facial Processing
141
Conclusions
148
Types of Neglect Identified
156
Natural History
162
Assessment of the Severely Headinjured
363
Assessment of the Headinjured for Compensation
381
Faking
387
Eventrelated Potentials in Clinical Neuropsychology
393
Concluding Remarks
408
Ethical IssuesPracticalities of Testing
421
Subject Index
445
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About the author (1992)

John Crawford was newly married when his National Guard unit shipped out for Iraq-where they stayed for more than a year. He now lives in Florida. He no longer has any affiliation with the military.

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