Neuropsychology

Hardcover | January 31, 1998

EditorGerald Goldstein, Paul David Nussbaum, Sue R. Beers

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This practical volume covers all aspects of the neuropsychological assessment of children, adults, and the elderly. Three sections deal with-developmental considerations-the various neurobehavioral disorders-and specialized assessment of individual cognitive functions, including abstraction, memory, language, spatial perception, and motor skills. Two noteworthy chapters discuss neuropsychiatric disorders and assessment methods used in behavioral neurology. This interdisciplinary book addresses not only the needs of neuropsychologists but also those of other psychologists and rehabilitation specialists as well.

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This practical volume covers all aspects of the neuropsychological assessment of children, adults, and the elderly. Three sections deal with-developmental considerations-the various neurobehavioral disorders-and specialized assessment of individual cognitive functions, including abstraction, memory, language, spatial perception, a...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:516 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:January 31, 1998Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:030645646X

ISBN - 13:9780306456466

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Introduction: Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment; G. Goldstein. Development Considerations: Neuropsychology of Infants and Young Children; I.S. Baron, G.A. Gioia. Neuropsychological Assessment of Older Children; K.O. Yeates, H.G. Taylor. Neuropsychological Assessment of Adults; G. Goldstein. Neuropsychological Assessment of the Elderly; P.D. Nussbaum. Clinical Considerations: Evaluation of High-Functioning Autism; D.J. Siegel. Evaluation of Head Trauma; R.J. Smith, et al. Evaluation of Cerebrovascular Disorders; C.D. Mora, R.A. Bornstein. Evaluation of Demyelinating and Degenerative Diseases; D.N. Allen, et al. Assessment Following Neurotoxic Exposure; L.A. Morrow. Assessing Medically-Ill Patients: Diabetes Mellitus As a Model Disease; C. Ryan. Specialized Assessment: Neuropsychological Assessment of Abstract Reasoning; G. Goldstein. Neuropsychological Assessment of Memory; J.H. Kramer, D.C. Delis. Neuropsychological Assessment of Aphasia; N.R. Varney. Assessment of Spatial Abilities; B. Caplan, S. Romans. Neuropsychological Assessment of Motor Skills; K.Y. Haaland, D.L. Harrington. Assessment Methods Used in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry; R.M. Stowe. Index.

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`An exceptional uniformity of style and clarity of communication. Appropriate for academic and general readers, especially those doing systems neuroscience research on normal populations and those who have relatives with brain disorders.' Choice, September 1998