Casebook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Hardcover | November 12, 2010

byJoel E. Morgan, Ida Sue Baron, Joseph H. Ricker

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Casebook of Clinical Neuropsychology features actual clinical neuropsychological cases drawn from leading experts' files. Each chapter represents a different case completed by a different expert. Cases cover the lifespan from child, to adult, to geriatric, and the types of cases will representa broad spectrum of prototypical cases of well-known and well-documented disorders as well as some rarer disorders. Chapter authors were specifically chosen for their expertise with particular disorders. When a practitioner is going to see a child or an adult with "X" problem, they can turn to the"case" and find up to date critical information to help them understand the issues related to the diagnosis, a brief synopsis of the literature, the patient's symptom presentation, the evaluation including neuropsychological test results and other results from consultants, along with treatments andrecommendations. Clinical cases represent a long-established tradition as a teaching vehicle in the clinical sciences, most prominently in medicine and psychology. Case studies provide the student with actual clinical material - data in the form of observations of the patient, examination/test data, relevanthistory, and related test results - all of which must be integrated into a diagnostic conclusion and ultimately provide the patient with appropriate recommendations. Critical to this educational/heuristic process is the opportunity for the reader to view the thought processes of the clinician thatresulted in the conclusions and recommendations offered. With the science of the disorder as the foundation of this process, readers learn how the integration of multiple sources of data furthers critical thinking skills.

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Casebook of Clinical Neuropsychology features actual clinical neuropsychological cases drawn from leading experts' files. Each chapter represents a different case completed by a different expert. Cases cover the lifespan from child, to adult, to geriatric, and the types of cases will representa broad spectrum of prototypical cases of w...

Joel E. Morgan is inthe Department of Neurology and Neurosciences at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. Ida Sue Baron, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, is Director of Neuropsychology in the Department of Pediatrics at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children in Falls Church, VA and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Virginia School of...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:720 pages, 7.28 × 10 × 1.5 inPublished:November 12, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Contributor ListI. Genetic/Developmental Disorders1. Kimberly Kerns and Heather Carmichael Olson: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders2. Lauren Kenworthy: Asperger's Disorder3. Marianne Barton, Katelin Carr, Lauren Herlihy, Kelley Knoch and Deborah Fein: The Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Early Childhood: A Case Report4. Stephen M. Kanne and Janet E. Farmer: Autism Spectrum Disorders: A case of Siblings5. Robert L. Mapou: Dyslexia in a Young Adult6. E. Mark Mahone: Tourette Syndrome7. John Brigham Fulton and Keith Owen Yeates: Spina Bifida Myelomeningocele8. T. Andrew Zabel and Adam T. Schmidty: A Case of Cerebral Palsy (Spastic Diplegia)9. Karen E. Wills: Sickle Cell Disease10. Jennifer A. Janusz: A Case of Neurofibromatosis Type 111. Elisabeth M.S. Sherman, Harvey B. Sarnat, Ismail Mohamed, Daniel J. Slick and Walter J. Hader: Focal Cortical Dysplasia and Epilepsy Surgery12. Gerry A. Stefanatos and Andrew T. DeMarco: Landau-Kleffner Syndrome13. Brenda J. Spiegler: CNS Germinoma: The Effects of Central Tumors on Neuropsychological Function14. Lisa G. Hahn and Joel E. Morgan: A Case of Liver Transplantation in Maple Syrup Urine DiseaseII. Traumatic and Accidental1. Michael W. Kirkwood: Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: All Cases Are Not Complicated Equally2. Jacobus Donders: Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Effects of Questionable Effort3. Linda Ewing-Cobbs and Mary R. Prasad: From Preschool to College: Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury Sustained During Early Childhood4. Jerry J. Sweet and Dawn Giuffre Meyer: Well Documented, Serious Brain Dysfunction Followed by Malingering5. Tresa Roebuck-Spencer: Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury6. Daniel J. Slick, Jing E. Tan and Esther Strauss: Why Would He Do It? A case of Probable Malingering in the Context of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury7. Scott Mooney and Robin Hanks: A Case of Recovery Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury8. John T. Beetar: Hypoxia After Near DrowningIII. Neuro-Psychiatric1. Kira Armstrong: ADHD and Anxiety Disorder: An Atypical Presentation of a "Typical" Disorder2. Beth S. Slomine and Ericka Wodka: A Case of Somatoform Disorder with Inconsistent Effort3. Ann C. Marcotte and Miriam T. Goldstein: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Case Study4. Anthony J. Giuliano and Bernice A. Marcopulos: First Episode Schizophrenia5. Tracy D. Vannorsdall and David J. Schretlen: Late-Onset Depression vs. Dementia6. Michael Sharland and Thomas A. Hammeke: Release Hallucinations: Uninvited Guests and Phantom Orchestras7. Christopher L. Grote and Maria J. Marquine: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizure Disorder: The Case of P.S.IV. Neurologic/Other Medical Conditions1. Jennifer C. Gidley Larson, Ida Sue Baron, Margot D. Ahronovich and Mary Iampietro: Micropremature Birth2. Lisa D. Ravdin and Heather L. Katzen: Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus3. Marsha J. Nortz and M. Douglas Ris: A Case of Childhood Lead Poisoning4. Helen A. Steigmeyer and Antolin M. Llorente: Neurobehavioral and Neurodevelopmental Sequelae Associated with Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection5. Deborah Cahn-Weiner: Language Dominant Neocortical Temporal Lobe Epilepsy6. William J. McMullen: Dominant Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy7. David E. Tupper: Serial Neuropsychological Assessment in a Case of Huntington's Disease8. Benjamin L. Johnson-Markve and Gregory P. Lee: Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma: Post-resection Amnesia in a College Student9. Robert E. Hanlon, Martin D. Oliveira and James P. Chandler: Cerebral Neoplasm: Glioblastoma Multiforme10. Robert Butler: A Case of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia11. Bradley N. Axelrod: Detecting Deficits in High Functioning Patients12. Aaron C. Malina: Neuropsychological Effects of Surgical Resection of a Colloid Cyst: A Case Presentation13. Leslie D. Rosenstein and Paul A. Friedman: Anoxic Brain Injury: Two Cases of Anoxic Brain Injury Secondary to Cardiac Arrest14. Marc A. Norman: A Case of and Hepatic Encephalopathy in End Stage Liver Disease Alcoholic Cirrhosis15. Celiane Rey-Casserly and Tanya Diver: Cerebral Neoplasm: Medulloblastoma16. Philip S. Fastenau: Pediatric EpilepsyV. Neuro-Degenerative Disorders1. Ben Deery and Vicki Anderson: Childhood Multiple Sclerosis2. Darcy Cox: Adult MS3. Kimberly M. Miller, Sherrill R. Loring and David. W. Loring: Progressive Non-fluent Aphasia4. Ruth E. Yoash-Gantz: A Case of Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease5. Jim Andrikopoulos: Looking into the Crystal Ball of Mild Cognitive Impairment: What I See is Alzheimer's Disease6. Tanis J. Ferman: Clinical and Neuropathologic Presentation of Dementia with Lewy bodies7. John A. Lucas: A Case of Corticobasal Syndrome8. David E. Tupper: Motor and Cognitive Characteristics in a Case of Static Encephalopathy9. Jason Brandt and Barnett Shpritz: Two Neuropsychologists with Huntington's Disease10. Beth K. Rush: Cognitive and Behavioral Impairment in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)11. Alexander I. Troster and Rebecca C. Williams: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy12. Shane S. Bush and Thomas Myers: Pick's DiseaseVI. Vascular Disorders1. Erin D. Bigler: Neuropsychological Assessment in a Case of Left Middle Cerebral Artery (MVA) Stroke2. Alyssa J. Braaten, Anna Bacon Moore, Eileen L. Cooley and Anthony Y. Stringer: Language Impairments Following Basal Ganglia Stroke: Hold and Release Functions in Cognition3. Nikki H. Stricker, Joseph R. Sadek and Kathleen Y. Haaland: Vascular Dementia4. Ellen M. Crouse and Brad L. Roper: Large Right-Hemisphere Hemorrhagic Stroke5. Marykay Pavol and Rashmi Rastogi: Ruptured Aneurysm of the Anterior Communicating Artery