The Neuropsychology of Psychopathology

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The Neuropsychology of Psychopathology

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Editors: Chad A. Noggle PhD, ABN Raymond S. Dean PhD, ABPP, ABN, ABPdN

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This clinical reference book presents state-of-the-science knowledge about the neurobiology and genetics of the major mental disorders and how this corresponds with their psychiatric features and neuropsychological traits. The text demonstrates how the application of neuropsychology to these disorders provides a more comprehensive foundation for greater accuracy in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. The book focuses on the neuropathological and pathophysiological basis of the various symptoms, emphasizing the biological basis of each disorder. This approach stresses the importance of looking at the other functional impacts of these manifestations (for example, cognitive deficits secondary to depression).

The text compares adult versus child presentation of psychiatric disorders and covers the major forms of psychopathology including ADHD; Learning Disabilities; Pervasive Developmental Disorders; Mood, Anxiety, Personality, and Schizophrenic Disorders; Cortical and Subcortical Dementias; and Delirium. The book is written for clinical professionals to increase diagnostic accuracy and intervention success and to provide a way to approach psychopathologies as disorders of the neurological system.

Key Features:

  • Provides state-of-the-science knowledge about the application of neuropsychological practice to the major forms of psychopathology
  • Examines neurological and neuropsychological features of the major forms of psychopathology
  • Demonstrates how the application of neurobiology and genetics to psychiatric disorders can increase accuracy of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment
  • Considers adult versus child presentation of psychiatric disorders

Product Details 

  • Publication Date November 26, 2012
  • Page Count 536
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826107008
  • EISBN 9780826107015

About The Author(s) 

Chad A.Noggle

Chad A. Noggle, PhD, ABN, is an associate professor of clinical psychiatry and chief of the division of behavioral and psychosocial oncology at Southern Illinois University-School of Medicine. He previously served as an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University-School of Medicine and both Ball State University and Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Noggle holds a BA in psychology from the University of Illinois at Springfield and completed his MA and PhD at Ball State University with specialization in clinical neuropsychology. He completed a 2-year postdoctoral residency at the Indiana Neuroscience Institute at St. Vincent's Hospital with specialization in pediatric and adult/geriatric neuropsychology. To date, Dr. Noggle has published more than 300 articles, book chapters, encyclopedia entries, and research abstracts and has made over 100 presentations at national and international conferences in neuropsychology. He served as the lead editor of The Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders, The Neuropsychology of Psychopathology, The Neuropsychology of Cancer and Oncology, and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, the latter three representing additional volumes of the Contemporary Neuropsychology series. He currently serves as a reviewer for a number of neuropsychology journals and is a member of the editorial board for Applied Neuropsychology: Adult and Applied Neuropsychology: Child. Dr. Noggle is a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology and a professional member of the American Psychological Association (divisions 5, 22, 38, 40), the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the International Neuropsychological Society. For his contributions to the field of neuropsychology, Dr. Noggle was named a fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology. He is also a fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. Dr. Noggle is a licensed psychologist in both Illinois and Indiana. His research interests focus on both adult and pediatric populations, spanning psychiatric illnesses, dementia, pervasive developmental disorders, and neuromedical disorders.

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Table of Contents 

Section I: Principles of Psychopathology

  • Chapter 1: Foundations of Psychopathology
  • Chapter 2: Adult versus Childhood Presentations
  • Chapter 3: Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Psychopathology

Section II. Forms of Psychopathology

  • Chapter 4: Mental Retardation
  • Chapter 5: ADHD
  • Chapter 6: Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 7: Pervasive Developmental Disorders
  • Chapter 8: Conduct & Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Chapter 9: Tic Disorders
  • Chapter 10: Mood Disorders: Depressive Disorders
  • Chapter 11: Mood Disorders: Bipolar
  • Chapter 12: Anxiety Disorders: GAD & Panic Disorders
  • Chapter13: Anxiety Disorders: OCD & PTSD
  • Chapter 14: Somatoform Disorders
  • Chapter 15: Dissociative Disorders
  • Chapter 16: Psychotic Disorders
  • Chapter 17: Personality Disorders, Cluster A : Paranoid, Schizoid, and Schizotypal personality disorders
  • Chapter 18: Personality Disorders, Cluster B: Antisocial, Borderline, Histrionic, and Narcissistic personality disorders
  • Chapter 19: Personality Disorders, Cluster C: Avoidant, Dependent, and Obsessive-compulsive personality disorders
  • Chapter 20: Dementia & Delirium
  • Chapter 21: Substance Abuse and Dependence
  • Chapter 22: Eating Disorders

Section III. Interventions & Treatment

  • Chapter 23: Principles of Psychopharmacology
  • Chapter 24: Neuropsychological Assessment in Psychopathology
  • Chapter 25: Principles of the Diagnostic Interview
  • Chapter 26: Psychological Assessment: Projective and Objective
  • Chapter 27: Psychotherapy for Psychopathology
  • Chapter 28: Psychosurgery, ECT, and TMS

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