Download PDF by Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz: Applied Clinical Neuropsychology: An Introduction

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 paintings of neuropsychology....students will get pleasure from the historic roots of neuropsychology, [and] will comprehend the multiplex platforms of present neuropsychological approaches..."

-Nancy S. Koven, PhD
Bates College

"...there has no longer been an to be had textual content targeting the applying of the fundamental rules in scientific neuropsychological practice....Finally, a textual content is out there to treatment this problem."

-Dennis Andersen, MS, LMHC
Eastern Washington college

"A invaluable advent to the sector of scientific neuropsychology and its terminology, this article fills a void. The reader earnings an appreciation for the multifaceted function of the medical 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 scientific neuropsychology textbooks at the market-introduces complex undergraduate scholars and clinicians in education to the sphere via exhibiting undergraduate scholars how scientific neuropsychologists truly perform their craft. The e-book uncovers the pro concerns that scientific neuropsychologists care for day-by-day, together with neurogenerative issues, obtained problems, moral perform matters, interviewing, trying out, analysis and remedy making plans, drug prescriptions, and extra.

Using case reviews culled from the author's personal medical paintings, the e-book presents scholars with firsthand bills of neuropsychology in motion. because the first textbook to combine genuine, functional purposes of neuropsychology, it covers the review, prognosis, and remedy of people with mind sickness or harm, in preference to analyzing mind constructions and features by myself. This cutting edge, application-based method of neuropsychology is absolute to provide scholars a transparent, finished figuring out of what neuropsychology is and what neuropsychologists do.

Key features:

  • Covers center techniques of neuropsychology, together with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, mind constitution and serve as, and issues of the crucial anxious method
  • Includes application-based issues no longer coated in conventional texts, corresponding to: differential prognosis; person, workforce, and family members remedy; and psychopharmacology
  • Discusses try out concept and review, reading exams of highbrow skills, reminiscence functioning, and extra
  • Extensive teachers' ancillary package deal on hand with try questions and approximately a hundred illustrations in PowerPoint layout

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