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The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Jennifer Gurd, Udo Kischka, and John Marshall


The past thirty years have seen the field of clinical neuropsychology grow to become an influential discipline within mainstream clinical psychology and an established component of most professional courses. It remains one of the fastest growing specialities within mainstream clinical psychology, neurology, and the psychiatric disciplines. Updated to take account of these rapid developments, this book contains chapters that demonstrate the contribution that neuropsychological approaches can make to the assessment, diagnosis, and range of treatments for cognitive disorders following brain damag ... More

Keywords: neuropsychological approaches, cognitive disorders, brain damage, functional neuroanatomy, neuroscientific techniques, functional imaging, cognitive rehabilitation

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199234110
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer Gurd, editor
Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford

Udo Kischka, editor
Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford

John Marshall, author
Formerly Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford

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Part 1 Historical context

Chapter 1 Neuropsychology: past, present, and future

John C. Marshall and Jennifer M. Gurd

Part 2 Methodological issues

Chapter 4 Principles of cognitive rehabilitation

Nicole D. Anderson, Gordon Winocur and Heather Palmer

Part 3 Neuropsychological impairments

Chapter 5 Assessment of attention

Joke Spikman and Ed van Zomeren

Chapter 6 The rehabilitation of attention

Tom Manly, Jessica Fish and Ian H. Robertson

Chapter 13 The assessment of acquired spoken language disorders

Claus-W. Wallesch, Helga Johannsen-Horbach and Gerhard Blanken

Chapter 21 The neuropsychology of acquired calculation disorders

Marinella Cappelletti and Lisa Cipolotti

Chapter 23 Assessment of anosognosia for motor impairments

Anne M. Aimola Davies, Rebekah C. White, and Martin Davies

Part 4 Developmental and paediatric neuropsychology

Part 5 Neuropharmacology

Part 6 Underlying medical disorders

Chapter 30 The neuropsychology of endocrine disorders

David M. Erlanger, Geoffrey Tremont and Jennifer Duncan Davis

Chapter 31 The epilepsies

Pamela J. Thompson

Part 7 Neuropsychiatric conditions

Chapter 33 The clinical assessment of neuropsychiatric disorders

Mervi Pitkanen, Eli J. Jaldow, and Michael D. Kopelman

Part 8 Forensic neuropsychology

Chapter 36 Forensic issues in neuropsychology

William W. McKinlay, Michaela McGowan and Jane V. Russell

Part 9 Functional neuroanatomy

Chapter 37 Functional neuroanatomy of spatial perception, spatial processes and attention

Gabriella Bottini, Eraldo Paulesu, Martina Gandola and Paola Invernizzi

Chapter 38 The functional neuroanatomy of learning and memory

Hans J. Markowitsch and Martina Piefke

Chapter 39 Functional neuroanatomy of language disorders

Claudius Bartels and Claus-W. Wallesch

Part 10 Clinical context and resources

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