Applied Clinical Neuropsychology: An Introduction - download pdf or read online

By Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz

"Luring readers in...with meticulously woven scientific vignettes, Holtz masterfully provides the mechanics and the paintings of neuropsychology....students will delight in the old roots of neuropsychology, [and] will comprehend the multiplex platforms of present neuropsychological approaches..."

-Nancy S. Koven, PhD
Bates College

"...there has no longer been an to be had textual content targeting the applying of the fundamental ideas in scientific neuropsychological practice....Finally, a textual content is on the market to therapy this problem."

-Dennis Andersen, MS, LMHC
Eastern Washington collage

"A worthwhile advent to the sphere of medical neuropsychology and its terminology, this article fills a void. The reader profits an appreciation for the multifaceted position of the medical neuropsychologist, not just as an assessor of cognitive functioning but in addition as a remedy professional."

Lauren Littlefield, PhD,
Washington College

This leap forward introductory text-unlike all different scientific neuropsychology textbooks at the market-introduces complex undergraduate scholars and clinicians in education to the sector through displaying undergraduate scholars how scientific neuropsychologists really perform their craft. The booklet uncovers the pro matters that scientific neuropsychologists take care of day-by-day, together with neurogenerative problems, bought issues, moral perform matters, interviewing, trying out, diagnosis and therapy making plans, drug prescriptions, and extra.

Using case reviews culled from the author's personal scientific paintings, the e-book offers scholars with firsthand debts of neuropsychology in motion. because the first textbook to combine actual, useful purposes of neuropsychology, it covers the evaluation, prognosis, and remedy of people with mind ailment or damage, instead of interpreting mind constructions and features by myself. This leading edge, application-based method of neuropsychology is sure to supply scholars a transparent, complete figuring out of what neuropsychology is and what neuropsychologists do.

Key features:

  • Covers center thoughts of neuropsychology, together with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, mind constitution and serve as, and problems of the important fearful procedure
  • Includes application-based issues now not lined in conventional texts, similar to: differential prognosis; person, workforce, and family members treatment; and psychopharmacology
  • Discusses try out idea and evaluate, reading exams of highbrow talents, reminiscence functioning, and extra
  • Extensive teachers' ancillary package deal on hand with try questions and approximately a hundred illustrations in PowerPoint structure

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