Practitioner's Guide to Symptom Base Rates in Clinical Neuropsychology by Robert J. McCaffreyPractitioner's Guide to Symptom Base Rates in Clinical Neuropsychology by Robert J. McCaffrey

Practitioner's Guide to Symptom Base Rates in Clinical Neuropsychology

EditorRobert J. McCaffrey, Anjali A. Palav, Sid O'Bryant

Paperback | October 31, 2003

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This volume serves as an aid in the process of differential diagnosis which frequently confronts neuropsychologists. The guide is a compendium of information of the base rates of symptoms across a variety of disorders which neuropsychologists encounter. In addition to serving as a convenient source of information on symptom base rates, this volume also contains detailed cross referencing of symptoms across disorders. It is intended for use by clinical neuropsychologists and psychologists.

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Title:Practitioner's Guide to Symptom Base Rates in Clinical NeuropsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:552 pagesPublished:October 31, 2003Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306478293

ISBN - 13:9780306478291

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Table of Contents

I: A Brief Overview of Base Rates. 1. Key for Using Tables. II: Medical Conditions. 1. AIDS. 2. Anesthesia. 3. Cancer Treatments. 4. Cardiac Conditions. 5. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. 6. Chronic Pain. 7. Cirrhosis. 8. Cerebrovascular Accident. 9. Dementia. 10. Diabetes. 11. Dialysis. 12. Electrical Injury. 13. Epilepsy. 14. Epstein-Barr. 15. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. 16. Gynecological Conditions. 17. Headache. 18. Hepatitis. 19. HIV. 20. Hodgkin's Disease. 21. Hypertension. 22. Leukemia. 23. Lupus. 24. Lyme Disease. 25. Multiple Sclerosis. 26. Myasthenia Gravis. 27. Persian Gulf War Syndrome. 28. Renal Disease. 29. Respiratory Conditions. 30. Sickle Cell Disease. 31. Traumatic Brain Injury. 32. Thyroid Conditions. 33. Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies. III: Psychological Disorders. 1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. 2. Affective Disorders. 3. Anorexia. 4. Anxiety Disorders. 5. Bipolar Disorder. 6. Bulimia. 7. Conduct Disorder. 8. Depression. 9. Eating Disorders. 10. Generalized Anxiety Disorder. 11. Irritable Bowel Syndrome. 12. Insomnia. 13. Learning Disorder. 14. Multiple Personality Disorder. 15. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. 16. Panic Attack. 17. Panic Disorder. 18.Paranoid Psychosis. 19. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 20. Seasonal Affective Disorder. 21. Schizoaffective Disorder. 22. Schizophrenia. 23. Somatization Disorder. 24. Tourette's Disorder. IV: Substance Use/Exposure. 1. Alcohol. 2. Amphetamines. 3. Caffeine. 4. Cocaine. 5. Drug Abuse. 6. Hallucinogens. 7. Heroin. 8. Marijuana. 9. Mercury. 10. Metam Sodium. 11. Methadone. 12. Nicotine. 13. Opiates. 14. PCBs. 15. PCP. 16. Pesticides. 17. Psychoactive Drug Use. 18. Solvents. 19. Sulfuric Acid. 20. Tramadol. V: References. VI: Symptom Index.

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From the reviews:"This recent text by McCaffrey, Palav, Bryant, and Labarge provides tables and procedures for estimating the positive and negative predictive values of our tests given varying base rates of the condition of interest. They include numerous symptoms associated with traumatic brain injury, neurological disease, and psychological disorders. . This is a valuable resource for clinical, forensic, and research use." (Paul R. Lees-Haley, Applied Neuropsychology, Vol. 14 (3), 2007)