Neurobehavioral Recovery from Head Injury

Hardcover | September 1, 1987

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

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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

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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.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:446 pages, 9.57 × 6.5 × 1.42 inPublished:September 1, 1987Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195042875

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

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"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