Handbook of Holistic Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Outpatient Rehabilitation of Traumatic…

Hardcover | July 8, 2011

byYehuda Ben-Yishay, Leonard Diller

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This clinical guide is the culmination of over three decades of experience in neuropsychological rehabilitation of individuals with traumatic brain injuries. Developed by the experts at the world-renowned Brain Injury Day Treatment Program at New York University Medical Center's RuskInstitute, this text emphasizes the interdependence of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functions in the human brain. The book articulates the holistic rationale of rehabilitation in a therapeutic community setting, pioneered by Kurt Goldstein. The text is accompanied by five DVDs of edited video clips that illustrate the key organizational, programmatic, and therapeutic clinical procedures that have proven so effective in optimizing the functional competence of brain-injured persons. Written in a conversational and instructional tone,the book will be of interest to senior administrators and professionals at neurorehabilitation centers, as well as psychologists and neuropsychologists in private practice or working in hospital-based program settings.

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This clinical guide is the culmination of over three decades of experience in neuropsychological rehabilitation of individuals with traumatic brain injuries. Developed by the experts at the world-renowned Brain Injury Day Treatment Program at New York University Medical Center's RuskInstitute, this text emphasizes the interdependence o...

Yehuda Ben-Yishay, PhD, is a Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University School of Medicine. Leonard Diller, PhD, is a Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and Chief of Behavioral Sciences at New York University Medical Center.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 7.2 × 10.31 × 1.61 inPublished:July 8, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195341252

ISBN - 13:9780195341256

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Evolution of Psychological Interventions in Rehabilitation2. Essentials of Holistic Neuropsychological Rehabilitation3. Elements of a Treatment Cycle4. Clinical Illustrations5. Assembling and Training the Professional Staff6. Identifying and Assessing Potential Program Trainees7. Starting a Treatment Cycle8. Exploiting the "Halo" Effects from Professional Visits9. Fostering Awareness and Self-Understanding10. Facilitating Compensation in the Cognitive Domains of Functioning11. Contributions of Significant Others12. Managing Interferences with the Treatment Process13. Questions We Are Frequently AskedSelected ReferencesIndex