Neurology of Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders

Hardcover | October 23, 2003

byOrrin Devinsky, Mark DEsposito

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This reference text provides an insightful and unified synthesis of cognitive neuroscience and behavioral neurology. The strong clinical emphasis and outstanding illustrations will provide neurologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, and psychologists with a solid foundation to the majorneurobehavioral syndromes. With backgrounds in behavioral neurology, functional imaging and cognitive neuroscience, the two authors are in an ideal position to cover the anatomy, genetics, physiology, and cognitive neuroscience underlying these disorders. Their emphasis on therapy makes the book a"must read" for anyone who cares for patients with cognitive and behavioral disorders.

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This reference text provides an insightful and unified synthesis of cognitive neuroscience and behavioral neurology. The strong clinical emphasis and outstanding illustrations will provide neurologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, and psychologists with a solid foundation to the majorneurobehavioral syndromes. With backgrounds...

Orrin Devinsky is at New York University School of Medicine. Mark D'Esposito is at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:472 pages, 7.09 × 9.88 × 0.91 inPublished:October 23, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195137647

ISBN - 13:9780195137644

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Table of Contents

1. Cognitive-Behavioral Anatomy and Assessment2. Functional Neuroimaging of Cognition3. The Right Hemisphere, Interhemispheric Communication, and Consciousness4. Attention and Attentional Disorders5. Perception and Perceptual Disorders6. Language, Aphasia, and Other Speech Disorders7. Motor System and Behavior8. Memory and Memory Disorders9. Executive Function and the Frontal Lobes10. Emotion and the Limbic System11. Therapy for Cognitive and Neurobehavioral Disorders

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". . . a comprehensive, authoritative, and practical tome for clinicians . . . This book should appeal to a wide range of neuroscience subspecialists, and comes with a strong recommendation to clinical neurologists from this reviewer." --THE LANCET Neurology