Neurobehavioral Recovery from Head Injury by Harvey S. LevinNeurobehavioral Recovery from Head Injury by Harvey S. Levin

Neurobehavioral Recovery from Head Injury

EditorHarvey S. Levin, Jordan Grafman, Howard M. Eisenberg

Hardcover | September 1, 1987

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"This volume will repay the reader with a greatly enhanced understanding of the challenge facing head-injured patients when they try to return to society." --The Lancet
Harvey S. Levin is at University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Jordan Grafman is at NINCDS.
Title:Neurobehavioral Recovery from Head InjuryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:446 pages, 9.57 × 6.5 × 1.42 inPublished:September 1, 1987Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 13:9780195042870

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionPART I: Methodologic Issues in Clinicopathologic Correlation of Head Injury in Outcome Studies2. Howard M. Eisenberg, Richard L. Weiner: Input Variables: How Information from the Acute Injury can be Used to Characterize Groups of Patients for Studies of Outcome3. T.W. Langfitt, et al: Regional Structure and Function in Head Injured Patients: Correlation of CT, MRI, PET, CBF, and Neuropsychological Assessment4. Jordan Grafman, Andres Salazar: Methodological Considerations Relevant to the Comparison of Recovery from Penetrating and Closed Head InjuriesPART II: Design, Management and Analysis of Neurobehavioral Outcome Studies5. D. Neil Brooks: Measuring Neuropsychological and Functional Recovery6. Sureyya Dikmen, Nancy Temkin: Problems and Prospects in the Determination of Head Injury Effects and Recovery in Behavioral Research7. Milton E. Strauss, Linda J. Allred: Measurement of Differential Cognitive Deficits After Head InjuryPART III: Neuropsychological Assessment of Head Injured Patients8. Arthur L. Benton: Thoughts on the Application of Neuropsychological Tests9. Muriel D. Lezak: Making Neuropsychological Assessment Relevant to Head Injury10. Freda Newcombe: Psychometric and Behavioral Evidence: Scope, Limitations, and Ecological Validity11. Leonard Diller, Yehuda Ben-Yishay: Outcomes and Evidence in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in Closed Head Injury12. Donald T. Stuss: Contribution of Frontal Lobe Injury to Cognitive Impairment After Closed Head Injury -- Methods of Assessment and Recent Findings13. Marlene Oscar-Berman: The Experimental Analysis of Cognitive Deficit After Head Injury: Perspectives from Other Neurologic Disorders and Nonhuman Animal ResearchPART IV: Investigation of the Neurobehavioral Outcome of Head Injury: The Physician's Point of View14. Michael P. Alexander: The Role of Neurobehavioral Syndromes in the Rehabilitation and Outcome of Closed Head Injury15. Lawrence F. Marshall: Neurobehavioral Outcome: The Neurosurgeon's PerspectivePART V: Psychiatric Sequelae of Head Injury: Conceptual and Methodologic Problems16. George P. Prigatano: Psychiatric Aspects of Head Injury: Problem Areas and Suggested Guidelines for Research17. Igor Grant, Wayne Alves: Psychiatric and Psychosocial Disturbances in Head Injury18. Harvey S. Levin, et al: Minor Head Injury and the Postconcussional Syndrome: Methodological Issues in Outcome StudiesPART VI: Developmental Issues and Recovery from Head Injury in Children19. Jack M. Fletcher, et al: Age and Recovery from Head Injury in Children: Developmental IssuesPART VII: Memory Disturbance After Head Injury: Recent Strategies for Research20. Alan Baddeley, et al: Closed Head Injury and Memory21. Suzanne H. Corkin, et al: Consequences of Nonpenetrating and Penetrating Head Injury: Retrograde Amnesia, Posttraumatic Amnesia, and Lasting Effects on Cognition22. Herbert F.Crovitz: Re-Orientation: Recovery from Post-Traumatic Amnesia or Retrograde Amnesia?23. Endel Tulving: Memory Experiments: A Strategy for ResearchPART VIII: Attention After Head Injury: Advances in Measurement Methods and Integration of Experimental Models24. Dorothy Gronwall: Advances in the Assessment of Attention and Information Processing After Head Injury25. Henry A. Buchtel: Attention and Head Trauma26. Andrew C. Papanicolaou: Electrophysiologic Methods for the Study of Attentional Deficits in Head Injury27. Michael I. Posner: Selective Attention in Head Injury28. A.H. Van Zomeren, W.H. Brouwer: Head Injury and AttentionPART IX: Integrated Summary and Prospects for Future Research

Editorial Reviews

"The book has a consistently high quality. There are very few books that deal with the behavioral and psychological as well as cogntive consequences of brain injury. This may be one tree in a small forest, but all trees should stand this tall." --American Journal of Psychiatry