A guide to neuropsychological testing for health care professionals / Eric R. Arzubi, Elisa Mambrino, editors.

New York : Springer, c2010.
xxix, 450 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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"In this introductory volume, authors Arzubi and Mambrino present a highly accessible, nontechnical guide to neuropsychological testing. This book emphasizes the breadth and depth of neuropsychological assessments and their many practical uses, such as treatment planning, diagnosis, interventions, and many more. The authors offer practical guidance on neuropsychological testing and assessment across the life spanf︣rom pediatric through geriatric patients, and across clinical and nontechnical settings, including hospitals and schools." "The neuropsychological evaluations discussed in this text shed light on a wide variety of psychiatric and medical conditions, including learning disabilities, severe and persistent mental illness, traumatic brain injury, neuropsychiatric disorders with accompanying chronic cognitive deficits, and acquired or congenital neurological conditions. The book also highlights the real-world use of neuropsychological testing by incorporating clinical case studies in nearly every chapter." "Key Topics:" "Neuropsychology and child psychiatry" "Neuropsychology and pediatric medicine" "School mental health and learning disorders" "Special education law" "Speech and language therapy" "Adults with psychiatric disorders" "Rehabilitation medicine" "Geriatric medicine" "Designed for use by a wide variety of health professionals, this book will be a helpful guide to neuropsychology trainees, mental health clinicians, rehabilitation clinicians, neurologists, pediatricians, child psychiatrists, and school mental health professionals."--BOOK JACKET.
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1. What Is Neuropsychology? -- 2. What Does Neuropsychology Mean to Patients and Their Families? / Gerald Goldstein and Thomas A. Hammeke -- 3. An Introduction to Pediatric Neuropsychology / Robert F. Newby -- 4. An Integrated Neuropsychological Psychodynamic Approach to the Evaluation and Treatment of Preschool Children / Nadia Webb -- 5. Neuropsychological Testing and Psychoanalysis in Adolescent and Young Adult Patients / Lois M. Black and Martha Pierce -- 6. Neuropsychology and Child Psychiatry / Ayame Takahashi, Lynn Grush and Ellen B. Braaten -- 7. Neuropsychology and Pediatric Medicine / Brian Willoughby and Ellen B. Braaten -- 8. Neuropsychology and Speech/Language Therapy / Ellen O'Donnell -- 9. Using Neuropsychological Instruments in School Settings: Possibilities and Limitations / Christine L. Castillo, David L. Wodrich and Ara J. Schmitt -- 10. Integrating Neuropsychological Principles With Response to Intervention for Comprehensive School-Based Practice / Joy Goldberg, James B. Hale and Catherine A. Fiorello -- 11. Neuropsychology and Special Education Law / Rebecca Thompson -- 12. Neuropsychological Evaluation of Adults With Psychiatric Disorders / Melody Nichols Dilk and Ashley A. German -- 13. Neuropsychology and Adult Psychiatry / Wilfred G. van Gorp and Molly Colvin Putnam -- 14. Neuropsychology and Neurology / Mark A. Blais and Dario J. Englot -- 15. The Neurorehabilitation Psychologist / Marisa Spann, Mary R. Hibbard and David E. Layman -- 16. Using Neuropsychological Information in Vocational Rehabilitation Planning: Perspectives for Clinical Practice / Robert K. Stewart, Jr., Robert T. Fraser and Erica K. Johnson -- 17. Neuropsychological Testing in the Geriatric Patient / Jay M. Uomoto and Kristina F. Zdanys.
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