Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment

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Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment

SKU# 9780826144713

Treatment Planning for Rehabilitation, Second Edition

Editors:

  • Rik Carl D'Amato PhD
  • Lawrence C. Hartlage PhD
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Description 

The field of clinical neuropsychology has grown substantially since the first edition of Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment was published in 1987. While retaining much of its original structure, this new edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded. Chapter 5-- "The Neuropsychological Examination"--has been broken into three separate chapters that focus on specific neuropsychological batteries. And three new chapters on brain imaging, neuroanatomy, and cross-cultural issues in neuropsychology have been added. The resulting new edtion is a substantial expansion upon the earlier one.

The book is written for recently-trained neuropsychology practitioners and PhD students in clinical psychology who are preparing for careers in neuropsychology. But it should also appeal to experienced clinicians who need a primer on neuropsychological assessment.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date June 16, 2008
  • Page Count 360
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826144713
  • EISBN 9780826144720

Table of Contents 

    Section I: Foundations of Neurological and Neuropsychological Practice
  1. Understanding the Past, Present, and Future of Clinical Neuropsychology, Debra Witsken, Rik Carl D'Amato, and Lawrence C. Hartlage
  2. Introduction to Neuropathology and Brain-Behavior Relationships, Lawrence J. Lewandowski and Benjamin J. Lovett
  3. The Neurological Examination as it relates to Neuropsychological Issues, Kimford J. Meador, Glen R. Finney and Fenwick T. Nichols
  4. Neuropsychology and Neuroimaging: Integrating and Understanding Structure and Function in Clinical Practice, Chad A. Noggle, Andrew S. Davis and Mark Barisa

  5. Section II: Neuropsychological Assessment for Treatment Planning and Intervention
  6. Understanding and Utilizing the Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Batteries with Children and Adults, Stephanie Sinco, Andrew S. Davis, and Rik Carl D'Amato
  7. Understanding and Utilizing the Luria-Nebraska Neuropsychological Test Batteries with Children and Adults, Justin Walker, Rik Carl D'Amato and Andrew Davis
  8. Understanding and Utilizing the NEPSY-II with Young Children, Children, and Adolescents, Jon Titley and Rik Carl D'Amato
  9. Understanding and Utilizing the Dean-Woodcock Neuropsychological Battery with Children, Youth, Adults and in Geriatrics, Andrew S. Davis
  10. A Descriptive Summary of Essential Neuropsychological Tests, Cynthia A. Riccio

  11. Section III: Treatment Planning and Intervening with Special Populations and Individuals with Disorders
  12. Brief and Comprehensive Neuropsychological Assessment of Children and Adults with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities, Margaret Semrud-Clikeman
  13. Brief and Comprehensive Neuropsychological Assessment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr. and Arthur MacNeill Horton, III
  14. Brief and Comprehensive Neuropsychological Assessment of the Geriatric Patient, J. Michael Williams