The Practice Of Forensic Neuropsychology: Meeting Challenges In The Courtroom

Paperback | May 31, 2004

EditorRobert J. McCaffrey, Arthur D. Williams, Jerid M. Fisher

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The Practice of Forensic Neuropsychology focuses the awareness of neuropsychologists on the critical areas of forensic practice that should be considered during each phase of a scientific neuropsychological examination/investigation. Written by three eminent neuropsychologists and a seasoned attorney, this important book contains practical information and guidelines for conducting valid and reliable forensic neuropsychological examinations that aid the 'trier-of-fact' in both civil and criminal settings. The authors also include vital information to help attorneys evaluate neuropsychological claims put forth by their own or opposing experts.

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The Practice of Forensic Neuropsychology focuses the awareness of neuropsychologists on the critical areas of forensic practice that should be considered during each phase of a scientific neuropsychological examination/investigation. Written by three eminent neuropsychologists and a seasoned attorney, this important book contains pract...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:May 31, 2004Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:030648448X

ISBN - 13:9780306484483

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The Forensic Neuropsychologists: Precedents, Roles and Problems; A.J. Giuliano, et al. The Forensic Evaluation of Adult Traumatic Brain Injury; A.D. Williams. Flexible Versus Flexible Batteries; A.D. Williams. Special Issues in the Evaluation of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury; A.D. Williams. Premorbid Intellectual Functioning and the Determination of Cognitive Loss; J.K. Lynch, R.J. McCaffrey. Neuropsychology in Civil Proceedings; L.C. Laing, J.M. Fisher. Neuropsychology in Criminal Proceedings; D.G. Rehkopf, Jr., J.M. Fisher. Ecological Validity and Forensic Neuropsychological Assessment; C.J. Long, L.F. Collins. Forensic Clinical Neuropsychology as a Paradigm for Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment: Basic and Emerging Issues; A.E. Puente. Strategies for Precluding the Use of Unscientific Neuropsychological Evidence in a Mild Head Injury Case; L.C. Laing, J.M. Fisher. Appendix: Hypothetical Trial Testimony of Dr. C. Index.

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"Meets the needs of both the generalist and forensic neuropsychologist ... Different and up-to-date." (Contemporary Psychology, 43:7 (1998)