By Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz

ISBN-10: 0826104746

ISBN-13: 9780826104748

"Luring readers in...with meticulously woven scientific vignettes, Holtz masterfully offers the mechanics and the artwork of neuropsychology....students will have fun with the old roots of neuropsychology, [and] will comprehend the multiplex structures of present neuropsychological approaches..."

-Nancy S. Koven, PhD
Bates College

"...there has no longer been an to be had textual content targeting the appliance of the elemental rules in scientific neuropsychological practice....Finally, a textual content is offered to therapy this problem."

-Dennis Andersen, MS, LMHC
Eastern Washington college

"A necessary creation to the sphere of medical neuropsychology and its terminology, this article fills a void. The reader earnings an appreciation for the multifaceted position of the scientific neuropsychologist, not just as an assessor of cognitive functioning but additionally as a therapy professional."

Lauren Littlefield, PhD,
Washington College

This leap forward introductory text-unlike all different medical neuropsychology textbooks at the market-introduces complicated undergraduate scholars and clinicians in education to the sphere through displaying undergraduate scholars how medical neuropsychologists really perform their craft. The ebook uncovers the pro concerns that medical neuropsychologists take care of day-by-day, together with neurogenerative issues, received issues, moral perform concerns, interviewing, checking out, diagnosis and remedy making plans, drug prescriptions, and extra.

Using case reviews culled from the author's personal medical paintings, the ebook offers scholars with firsthand debts of neuropsychology in motion. because the first textbook to combine actual, sensible functions of neuropsychology, it covers the evaluate, prognosis, and therapy of people with mind sickness or harm, instead of interpreting mind buildings and capabilities on my own. This cutting edge, application-based method of neuropsychology is bound to supply scholars a transparent, finished realizing of what neuropsychology is and what neuropsychologists do.

Key features:

  • Covers middle recommendations of neuropsychology, together with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, mind constitution and serve as, and issues of the crucial worried procedure
  • Includes application-based issues no longer coated in conventional texts, akin to: differential prognosis; person, workforce, and relations treatment; and psychopharmacology
  • Discusses attempt idea and review, reading assessments of highbrow talents, reminiscence functioning, and extra
  • Extensive teachers' ancillary package deal on hand with try out questions and approximately a hundred illustrations in PowerPoint structure

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