A 1996 survey of the members of the American Board of Professional Psychology Diplomates, published by The Clinical Neuropsychologist journal, selected the first edition of this book as one of the qEssential Books and Journals in North American Clinical Neuropsychologyq--a list which included only 10 other titles! The Second Edition has improved further on this high standard. While the authors have retained the same general structure--with the addition of a set of three chapters on psychosocial outcomes--virtually the entire book has been rewritten and thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in this area of knowledge. Part I features new chapters on the Iowa-Benton approach, on cognitive screening methods, and on computers and memory. Part II has been expanded with new chapters on Tourette's syndrome, acute and chronic hypoxemia, HIV infection, schizophrenia, Huntington's disease, and an expanded chapter on Parkinson's disease. Part III is entirely new, and it focuses on life quality outcome in head injury and pulmonary disease. Considerably enlarged in size, this book will remain the basic reference on the neuropsychological aspects of diseases affecting brain and behavior.If the goal of neuropsychological approaches is to localize a unitary aquot;lesionaquot; through examination of brain-behavior ... of performing goal-oriented cognitive operations. ... Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (3rd ed., rev. ). ... Andreasen, N. C., Flaum, M., Swayze, V. W., II, Tyrrell, G., and Arndt, S. (1990 ).
|Title||:||Neuropsychological Assessment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders|
|Author||:||Igor Grant, Kenneth M. Adams|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1996|