Memory Rehabilitation

Memory Rehabilitation

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From a well-known authority, this comprehensive yet accessible book shows how state-of-the-art research can be applied to help people with nonprogressive memory disorders improve their functioning and quality of life. Barbara Wilson describes a broad range of interventions, including compensatory aids, learning strategies, and techniques for managing associated anxiety and stress. She reviews the evidence base for each clinical strategy or tool and offers expert guidance on how to assess patients, set treatment goals, develop individualized rehabilitation programs, and conduct memory groups. The book also provides essential background knowledge on the nature and causes of memory impairment.Pragmatic memory training, vs. visual imagery, 80a€“81 Prefrontal cortex, 17 Premorbid functioning, assessment tool for, ... 59 Primary memory, 3 Priming, 12 Problem-solving training (PST), 189 Procedural memory deficits, 7a€“8 definition of , 7, 11a€“12, ... Trees Test (PPT), 46 Quality of life (QOL), 186a€“187 Questionnaires, 168 RA battery, 44 Randomized controlled trials, 189 Rating scales, 168a€“169 RBMT.

Title:Memory Rehabilitation
Author:Barbara A. Wilson
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2009-05-21


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