Clinical Neuropsychology by Kenneth M. Heilman

Clinical Neuropsychology

byKenneth M. Heilman, Edward Valenstein

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Now in its Fifth Edition, Clinical Neuropsychology reviews the major neurobehavioral disorders associated with brain dysfunction and injury. Like previous editions of this book, the Fifth Edition focuses on the clinical presentation of the major neurobehavioral syndromes, including symptoms,signs, methods of assessment that are useful for diagnosis, and also their underlying anatomy, physiology, and pathology. The major behavioral disorders that are covered include aphasia, agraphia, alexia, amnesia, apraxia, neglect, executive disorders and dementia. The text also discusses advancesin assessment, diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. The authors attempt to explain the cognitive mechanisms that can account for specific symptoms and signs, and to provide new information about treatment and management. The authors have drawn from a wealth of new information and research that has emerged since the Fourth Edition was published in2003. The editors have added a chapter on creativity to the Fifth Edition, since there has been increased interest in creativity, and brain disorders can either enhance or impair creativity. This text will be of value to clinicians, investigators, and students from a variety of disciplines, including neurology, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, psychiatry, and speech pathology.

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Kenneth M. Heilman, MD, is the James E. Rooks Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Edward Valenstein, MD, is an Adjunct Professor at Florida State University College of Medicine and Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida.
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Title:Clinical NeuropsychologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:720 pages, 7.4 × 10 × 1.69 inPublished:August 30, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Kenneth M. Heilman and Edward Valenstein: Introduction2. David Caplan: Aphasic Syndromes3. Stephen E. Nadeau and Diane L. Kendall: Phonology, Semantics, and Lexical Semantics4. David Caplan: Syntactic Aspects of Language Disorders5. H. Branch Coslett: Acquired Dyslexia6. David P. Roeltgen and Lauren Ullrich: Agraphia7. Martha J. Farah and Russell A. Epstein: Disorders of Visual-Spatial Perception and Cognition8. Natalie L. Denburg and Daniel Tranel: Acalculia and Disturbances of the Body Schema9. John C. Adair and Anna M. Barrett: Anosognosia10. Kenneth M. Heilman and Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi: Apraxia11. Russell M. Bauer: Agnosia12. Kenneth M. Heilman, Robert T. Watson, and Edward Valenstein: Neglect and Related Disorders13. Eran Zaidel, Marco Iacoboni, Steve Berman, Dahlia W. Zaidel and Joseph E. Bogen: Callosal Syndromes14. Antonio R. Damasio, Steven W. Anderson, and Daniel Tranel: The Frontal Lobes15. Kenneth M. Heilman, Lee X. Blonder, Dawn Bowers, and Edward Valenstein: Emotional Disorders Associated With Neurological Diseases16. Russell M. Bauer, Gila Z. Reckess, Abhay Kumar, and Edward Valenstein: Amnesic Disorders17. David Knopman: Neuropsychology of Dementia18. Valeria Drago, Bruce Miller, and Kenneth M. Heilman: Creativity