A Handbook of Neuropsychological Assessment

A Handbook of Neuropsychological Assessment

By: Dennis Parker (author), John R. Crawford (author), William W. McKinlay (editor)Paperback

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This is a wide-ranging text concerned with the principles and practice of neuropsychological assessment in the adult. It combines a flexible hypothesis testing approach to assessment with information on specialized test batteries. The book covers the major areas of memory, language, perception, attention, and executive dysfunctions, and includes chapters on dementia, alcohol, drug and toxic conditions, stroke and closed head injury. Assessment of dysfunction in cases involving claims for compensation and chapters on specialized assessment techniques, including automated test procedures, are provided. The book presents a sound introduction to this complex area and gives guidelines for the clinician who may need concise information on a specialized topic.

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Contents

J. Crawford, D. Parker, Introduction. E. Miller, Some Basic Principles of Neuropsychological Assessment. J. Crawford, Current and Premorbid Intelligence Measures in Neuropsychological Assessment. M. Annett, Assessment of Laterality. A. Mayes, R, Warburg, Memory Assessment in Clinical Practice and Research. A. Hickox, Dr. A. Sunderland, Questionnaire and Checklist Approaches to Assessment of Everyday Memory Problems. J.G. Beaumont, J.B. Davidoff, Assessment of Visuo-Perceptual Dysfunction. H.D. Ellis, Assessments of Deficits in Facial Processing. P. Halligan, I.H. Robertson, The Assessment of Unilateral Neglect. S. Walker, Assessment of Language Dysfunction. P.H.K. Seymour, The Assessment of Reading Disorders. A.H. van Zomeren, W.H. Brouwer, Assessment of Attention. D.M. Parker, J. Crawford, Assessment of Frontal Lobe Dysfunction. R.G. Morris, M.D. Kopelman, The Neuropsychological Assessment of Dementia. J.T.L. Wilson, K.D. Wiedmann, Neuropsychological Assessment in Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Toxic Conditions. C. Skilbeck, Neuropsychological Assessment in Stroke. W.W. McKinlay, J.M. Gray, Assessment of the Severely Head Injured. W.W. McKinlay, Assessment of the Head Injured for Compensation. M.D. Rugg, Event-Related Potentials in Clinical Neuropsychology. S.L. Wilson, T.M. McMillan, Computer-Based Assessment in Neuropsychology.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/09/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780863772740
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9780863772740
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 0863772749

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