By Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz
"Luring readers in...with meticulously woven medical vignettes, Holtz masterfully offers the mechanics and the artwork of neuropsychology....students will relish the historic roots of neuropsychology, [and] will comprehend the multiplex structures of present neuropsychological approaches..."
-Nancy S. Koven, PhD
"...there has now not been an to be had textual content targeting the appliance of the fundamental ideas in scientific neuropsychological practice....Finally, a textual content is on the market to treatment this problem."
-Dennis Andersen, MS, LMHC
Eastern Washington college
"A necessary advent to the sphere of scientific neuropsychology and its terminology, this article fills a void. The reader profits an appreciation for the multifaceted function of the medical neuropsychologist, not just as an assessor of cognitive functioning but additionally as a remedy professional."
Lauren Littlefield, PhD,
This leap forward introductory text-unlike all different medical neuropsychology textbooks at the market-introduces complicated undergraduate scholars and clinicians in education to the sector via exhibiting undergraduate scholars how scientific neuropsychologists really perform their craft. The booklet uncovers the pro matters that medical neuropsychologists take care of day-by-day, together with neurogenerative issues, received problems, moral perform concerns, interviewing, checking out, diagnosis and remedy making plans, drug prescriptions, and extra.
Using case stories culled from the author's personal scientific paintings, the booklet presents scholars with firsthand bills of neuropsychology in motion. because the first textbook to combine genuine, useful purposes of neuropsychology, it covers the evaluation, analysis, and remedy of people with mind disorder or damage, instead of analyzing mind constructions and capabilities by myself. This cutting edge, application-based method of neuropsychology is certain to provide scholars a transparent, finished figuring out of what neuropsychology is and what neuropsychologists do.Key features:
- Covers middle options of neuropsychology, together with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, mind constitution and serve as, and problems of the significant worried approach
- Includes application-based themes now not lined in conventional texts, corresponding to: differential prognosis; person, workforce, and relatives remedy; and psychopharmacology
- Discusses attempt conception and evaluate, studying exams of highbrow talents, reminiscence functioning, and extra
- Extensive teachers' ancillary package deal on hand with attempt questions and approximately a hundred illustrations in PowerPoint layout
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Applied Clinical Neuropsychology: An Introduction by Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz