Military Neuropsychology

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Military Neuropsychology

SKU# 9780826104489

Author: Carrie Kennedy PhD, Jeffrey Moore PhD


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...this foundational volume on military neuropsychology should be on the bookshelf of every mental health clinician that may come in contact with military service members.--International Journal of Emergency Mental Health important text dedicated to this subspecialty in the larger field of neuropsychology...The book integrates in a coherent manner the different aspects of military neuropsychological practice and provides a clear clinical road map for neuropsychologists and other psychologists working with military personnel in various settings.--PsycCRITIQUES

This text covers the unique features of neuropsychological evaluations in the military. The author presents a thorough examination of the assessment needs of various military populations, with a special emphasis on traumatic brain injury, and the neurocognitive aspects of stress-related problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and decision-making under stress. The chapters of the book are designed to integrate theory and application, and include case study examples as well as a comprehensive review of the latest research.

Key features:

  • Discusses the development of neuropsychology and its advances in the military
  • Presents methods of dealing with military issues, such as head injuries, HIV, PTSD, learning disorders, and more
  • Explains the importance of baseline testing, stress research, and multiple brain injury rehabilitation techniques

Product Details 

  • Publication Date March 15, 2010
  • Page Count 432
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826104489
  • EISBN 9780826104496

Table of Contents 

Chapter 1: A History and Introduction to Military Neuropsychology
Chapter 2: Ethical Issues in Military Neuropsychology
Chapter 3: Fitness for Duty
Chapter 4: Noncredible Neuropsychological Presentation in Service Members and Veterans
Chapter 5: Blast Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury
Chapter 6: Acute Battlefield Assessment of Concussion/mildTBI and Return to Duty Evaluations
Chapter 7: Head Injury Rehabilitation of Military Members
Chapter 8: ADHD and Learning Disorders
Chapter 9: HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders in the Military
Chapter 10: The Neuropsychological Functioning of Prisoners of War Following Repatriation
Chapter 11: Cognitive Sequelae of Sustained Operations
Chapter 12: Neuropsychological Correlates of PTSD: A Military Perspective
Chapter 13: Cognition and Decision-Making in Extreme Environments
Chapter 14: The Future of Military Neuropsychology