Clock Drawing: A Neuropsychological Analysis

Hardcover | February 1, 1994

byMorris Freedman, Larry Leach, Edith Kaplan

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Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts in neurobehavior, this concise, well-illustrated book provides normative data on clock drawing from ages 20 to 90 years. A practical guide to the quantitative assessment of clock drawing, it also takes a process-oriented approach to qualitativeimpairment. The authors discuss clock drawing as a neuropsychological test instrument and the rationale for selecting specific time settings, as well as the basis for using different clock conditions. The book contains numerous examples of clocks drawn by patients with cognitive impairment due todementia, metabolic encephalopathy, traumatic brain injury, disconnection syndrome and focal brain lesions. Insight into changes in clock drawing ability that may represent the earliest markers of cognitive decline in dementia are also presented. This volume will be of interest to clinicians andresearchers in neuropsychology, neurology, psychiatry, geriatric medicine, language therapy, and occupational therapy.

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Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts in neurobehavior, this concise, well-illustrated book provides normative data on clock drawing from ages 20 to 90 years. A practical guide to the quantitative assessment of clock drawing, it also takes a process-oriented approach to qualitativeimpairment. The authors discuss clock drawing ...

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Written by a multi-disciplinary team of experts in neurobehavior, this concise, well-illustrated book provides long-awaited normative data on clock drawing from ages 20 to 90 years. A practical guide to the quantitative assessment of clock drawing, it also takes a process-oriented approach to qualitative impairment. The authors discuss...

Morris Freedman is at University of Toronto, Mount Sinai Hospital, and the Rotman Research Institute of the Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care, Toronto. Larry Leach is at the Baycrest Center. Edith Kaplan is at Boston University, Clark University, and the Baycrest Center. Gordon Winocur is at the Rotman Research Institute of the Baycr...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9.57 × 6.57 × 0.75 inPublished:February 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195059069

ISBN - 13:9780195059069

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Normative Study3. Dementia and Related Disorders4. Well Elderly in a Seniors' Residence5. Focal Brain Damage

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" The authors have provided us with a concise yet generous overview of the humble clock drawing task in its new, more powerful form." Canadian Journal of Aging (vol.15, no.1, 1996)