Military Neuropsychology

Carrie Kennedy, PhD
Jeffrey Moore, PhD

 

Pub. Date: 3/2010

432 pp., Hardcover

ISBN-13: 9780826104489

$99.00

 

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Description

"...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

"...an 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
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