Clinical Neuropsychology (5th Revised edition)

Clinical Neuropsychology (5th Revised edition)

By: Edward Valenstein (author), Kenneth M. Heilman (author)Hardback

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Description

Now in its Fifth Edition, Clinical Neuropsychology reviews the major neurobehavioral disorders associated with brain dysfunction and injury. Like previous editions of this book, the Fifth Edition focuses on the clinical presentation of the major neurobehavioral syndromes, including symptoms, signs, methods of assessment that are useful for diagnosis, and also their underlying anatomy, physiology, and pathology. The major behavioral disorders that are covered include aphasia, agraphia, alexia, amnesia, apraxia, neglect, executive disorders and dementia. The text also discusses advances in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of these disorders. The authors attempt to explain the cognitive mechanisms that can account for specific symptoms and signs, and to provide new information about treatment and management. The authors have drawn from a wealth of new information and research that has emerged since the Fourth Edition was published in 2003. The editors have added a chapter on creativity to the Fifth Edition, since there has been increased interest in creativity, and brain disorders can either enhance or impair creativity. This text will be of value to clinicians, investigators, and students from a variety of disciplines, including neurology, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, psychiatry, and speech pathology.

About Author

Kenneth M. Heilman, MD is the James E. Rooks Jr. Distinguished Professor Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine Edward Valenstein, MD is an Adjunct Professor at Florida State University College of Medicine and Professor Emeritus at University of Florida

Contents

KENNETH M. HEILMAN AND EDWARD VALENSTEIN; DAVID CAPLAN; STEPHEN E. NADEAU AND DIANE L. KENDALL; DAVID CAPLAN; H. BRANCH COSLETT; DAVID P. ROELTGEN AND LAUREN ULLRICH; MARTHA J. FARAH AND RUSSELL A. EPSTEIN; NATALIE L. DENBURG AND DANIEL TRANEL; JOHN C. ADAIR AND ANNA M. BARRETT; KENNETH M. HEILMAN AND LESLIE J. GONZALEZ ROTHI; RUSSELL M. BAUER; KENNETH M. HEILMAN, ROBERT T. WATSON, AND EDWARD VALENSTEIN; ERAN ZAIDEL, MARCO IACOBONI, STEVE BERMAN, DAHLIA W. ZAIDEL AND JOSEPH E. BOGEN; ANTONIO R. DAMASIO, STEVEN W. ANDERSON, AND DANIEL TRANEL; KENNETH M. HEILMAN, LEE X. BLONDER, DAWN BOWERS, AND EDWARD VALENSTEIN; RUSSELL M. BAUER, GILA Z. RECKESS, ABHAY KUMAR, AND EDWARD VALENSTEIN; DAVID KNOPMAN; VALERIA DRAGO, BRUCE MILLER, AND KENNETH M. HEILMAN

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780195384871
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 720
  • ID: 9780195384871
  • weight: 1416
  • ISBN10: 0195384873
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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