The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Paperback | January 19, 2012

EditorJennifer Gurd, Udo Kischka, John Marshall

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The past 30 years have seen the field of clinical neuropsychology grow to become an influential discipline within mainstream clinical psychology and an established component of most professional courses. It remains one of the fastest growing specialities within mainstream clinical psychology,neurology, and the psychiatric disciplines. Substantially updated to take account of these rapid developments, the new edition of this successful handbook provides a practical guide for those interested in the professional application of neuropsychological approaches and techniques in clinicalpractice. With chapters by leading specialists, it demonstrates the contribution that neuropsychological approaches can make to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of a range of brain disorders, as well as addressing the special considerations when treating children and the elderly. As before, the bookis divided into 10 sections, covering everything from methodological and conceptual issues, developmental and paediatric neuropsychology, funcional neuroanatomy, and the historical context. Throughout, the content draws on contemporary neuroscientific techniques, focusing on the methods offunctional imaging, cognitive psychology, cognitive neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry and cognitive rehabilitation. It also provides background information on laboratory and research techniques, as well as covering relevant neurology and psychiatry. The book will be essential for trainee neuropsychologists, students and teachers in the clinical and cognitive neurosciences/psychology, neurobiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons and psychiatrists.

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The past 30 years have seen the field of clinical neuropsychology grow to become an influential discipline within mainstream clinical psychology and an established component of most professional courses. It remains one of the fastest growing specialities within mainstream clinical psychology,neurology, and the psychiatric disciplines. ...

Jennifer Gurd is in the Department of Clinical Neurology at the University of Oxford. Dr. Udo Kischka is in the Department of Clinical Neurology at the University of Oxford. John Marshall was formerly in the Department of Clinical Neurology at the University of Oxford.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:912 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.07 inPublished:January 19, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1 - Historical context1. John C. Marshall and Jennifer M. Gurd: Neuropsychology: past, present, and futurePart 2 - Methodological issues2. Jonathan J. Evans: Basic concepts and principles of neuropsychological assessment3. Klaus Willmes: The methodological and statistical foundations of neuropsychological assessment4. Nicole D. Anderson, Ph.D. C.Psych., Gordon Winocur, Ph.D. and Heather Palmer, Ph.D.: Principles of cognitive rehabilitationPart 3 - Neuropsychological Impairments5. Joke Spikman and Ed van Zomeren: Assessment of attention6. Tom Manly, Jessica Fish and Ian H Robertson: The Rehabilitation of Attention7. L.D. Kartsounis: Assessment of perceptual disorders8. C. Groh-Bordin, G. Kerkhoff: Recovery and treatment of sensory perceptual disorders9. Veronica Bradley and Narinder Kapur: Neuropsychological assessment of memory disorders10. Barbara A. Wilson: The natural recovery and treatment of learning and memory disorders11. Lilianne Manning: Assessment and treatment of disorders of visuospatial, imaginal, and constructional processes12. Carlo Semenza: Assessing disorders of awareness and representation of body parts13. Claus-W.Wallesch, Helga Johannsen-Horbach and Gerhard Blanken: The assessment of acquired spoken language disorders14. Nick Miller: Motor speech disorders: an overview15. Jane Marshall: Treatment of spoken language disorders16. J. Richard Hanley and Janice Kay: Neuropsychological Assessment and Treatment of Disorders of Reading17. Pelagie M. Beeson, Ph.D. and Steven Z. Rapcsak, M.D.: Neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation of writing disorders18. Paul W. Burgess: Assessment of executive function19. Andrew D Worthington: The Natural Recovery and Treatment of Executive Disorders20. Georg Goldenberg: The neuropsychological assessment and treatment of disorders of voluntary movement21. Marinella Cappelletti and Lisa Cipolotti: The neuropsychology of acquired calculation disorders22. Guido Gainotti: Assessment and treatment of emotional disorders23. Anne M. Aimola Davies and Rebekah C. White: Assessment of Anosognosia for Motor ImpairmentsPart 4 - Developmental and paediatric neuropsychology24. Stephen Whitfield: Treatment and rehabilitation of paediatric/developmental neuropsychological disordersPart 5 - Neuropsychopharmacology25. C.M. Bradshaw: NeuropsychopharmacologyPart 6 - Underlying medical disorders26. Clive Skilbeck: Vascular disorders27. Nigel S. King and Dr. Andy Tyerman: Neuropsychological presentation and treatment of traumatic brain injury28. Julie Snowden: The Neuropsychological Presentation of Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders29. Peter A. Arnett and Amanda R. Rabinowitz: The Neuropsychological Presentation and Treatment of Demyelinating Disorders30. David M. Erlanger, Ph.D., Geoffrey Tremont, Ph.D., Jennifer Duncan Davis, Ph.D.: The Neuropsychology of Endocrine Disorders31. CM Thompson: The EpilepsiesPart 7 - Neuropsychiatric conditions32. Ronan O'Carroll: Clinical presentation of neuropsychiatric disorders33. Mervi Pitkanen, Eli J. Jaldow, and Michael D. Kopelman: The clinical assessment of neuropsychiatric disorders34. Bjorn Rishovd Rund: Neuropsychological rehabilitation of schizophrenia35. Laura H. Goldstein: Treatment and rehabilitation of neuropsychiatric disordersPart 8 - Forensic neuropsychopharmacology36. William W McKinlay, Michaela McGowan and Jane V Russell: Forensic issues in neuropsychologyPart 9 - Functional neuroanatomy37. Gabriella Bottini, Eraldo Paulesu, Martina Gandola and Paola Invernizzi: Functional neuroanatomy of spatial perception, spatial processes and attention38. Hans J. Markowitsch, Martina Piefke: The Functional Anatomy of Learning and Memory39. Claudius Bartels and Claus-W. Wallesch: Functional neuroanatomy of language disorders40. Joaquin M. Fuster: Functional neuroanatomy of executive processPart 10 - Clinical context and resources41. Udo Kischka: Clinical and laboratory examinations relevant to clinical neuropsychology42. Derick T. Wade: Neuropsychological deficits within the World Health Organization's model of illness (ICIDH-2)43. Vaughan Bell: The internet and clinical neuropsychology

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"Clinical neuropsychologists of all persuasions will find much of practical value and also much to fascinate them in this monumental volume. No other book on clinical neuropsychology comes close in scope or in depth. It will in particular be of inestimable value as a textbook for professionaltraining courses in clinical neuropsychology" --Professor Max Coltheart, Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia