Understanding Somatization in the Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology

Paperback | December 3, 2007

byGreg J. Lamberty

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Understanding Somatization in the Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology is written for neuropsychologists who wish to improve their ability to diagnose and treat, or recommend treatment for, patients with somatoform disorders. The author, a seasoned clinician, blends evidence-basedrecommendations with sound practical advice within a conceptual framework that helps neuropsychologists to understand and engage these challenging patients. A Continuing Education (CE) component administered by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology is included, as is access to theauthor's workshop presentation materials. The book will be of interest to those who work with or wish to gain insight into somatizing patients - neuropsychologists, clinical psychologists, neurologists; post-doctoral fellows; graduate psychology students; and neuropsychologists who want to earnContinuing Education (CE) credit.

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Understanding Somatization in the Practice of Clinical Neuropsychology is written for neuropsychologists who wish to improve their ability to diagnose and treat, or recommend treatment for, patients with somatoform disorders. The author, a seasoned clinician, blends evidence-basedrecommendations with sound practical advice within a co...

Greg Lamberty is an Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 6.1 × 9.09 × 0.39 inPublished:December 3, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195328272

ISBN - 13:9780195328271

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Table of Contents

1. A Concise History of Somatoform Symptoms and Disorders2. Nosology of Somatoform Disorders3. Epidemiology of Somatoform Disorders4. Etiologic Theories of Somatoform Disorders5. Somatoform Disorders and Neuropsychological Assessment6. Treatment and Management of Somatoform Disorders7. Working With Somatizing Patients in Neuropsychological PracticeReferences. Index.

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"Dr. Lamberty's primer is a well-written and concise overview of somatization that can serve to help the field of neuropsychology get 'up to speed' regarding this ubiquitous but poorly understood phenomenon."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "Dr. Lamberty's primer is a well-written and concise overview of somatization that can serve to help the field of neuropsychology get 'up to speed' regarding this ubiquitous but poorly understood phenomenon."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "This book maintains the high standard of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology series and provides an enlightening study of the difficult challenge of somatoform disorders. Readers delving into the material will acquire an empathic understanding of these patients and gain valuable insights into their management, especially during post-evaluation follow-up."--Doody's - a 5 star review!