Clinical Neuropsychology: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Management for Clinicians

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Laura H. Goldstein, Jane E. McNeil
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 23, 2012 - Medical - 602 pages
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Featuring updates and revisions, the second edition of Clinical Neuropsychology provides trainee and practicing clinicians with practical, real-world advice on neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation.

  • Offers illustrated coverage of neuroimaging techniques and updates on key neuro-pathological findings underpinning neurodegenerative disorders
  • Features increased coverage of specialist areas of work, including severe brain injury, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, assessing mental capacity, and cognitive impairment and driving
  • Features updated literature and increased coverage of topics that are of direct clinical relevance to trainee and practicing clinical psychologists
  • Includes chapters written by professionals with many years' experience in the training of clinical psychologists

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List of Contributors
Preface xv
General Introduction
Neuroscience Background
Neurological Investigations 61
General Issues
The Effects of Prescribed and Recreational Drug
Disorders of Number Processing and Calculation 293
Specialist Areas of Work
Neuropsychological Assessment of Older Adults 347
Very Severe and Profound Brain Injury 397
Neuropsychology and the Law 415
Mental Capacity 445
Planning Delivering and Evaluating Services 483

Quantitative Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment 129
Adult Neuropsychology
Disorders of Language and Communication 185
Executive Dysfunction 209
Acquired Disorders of Voluntary Movement 239
VisuoSpatial and Attentional Disorders 261
Research Design and Outcome Evaluation 505
Interventions for Psychological Problems After Brain Injury 527
Neurorehabilitation Strategies for People with Neurodegenerative
Driving in Neurological Patients 567
Index 589

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About the author (2012)

Laura H. Goldstein is Professor in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London and Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Maudsley Hospital, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

Jane E. McNeil is a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist with over 20 years' experience working with neurological patients. She is Neuropsychology Service Lead for Solent NHS Trust.

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