At 28 years old, Gary was assaulted by 30 assailants with baseball bats and a hammer, resulting in severe brain damage. He had little awareness of his surroundings for 19 months before he started to show some recovery. As only about 9% of patients who remain with a disorder of consciousness for...
To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Psychology Press
Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures
The potential of behavioural approaches for improving the lives of people with acquired brain injury is immense. Here that potential is laid out and explored with a thoroughgoing regard for clinical practice and the theoretical frameworks that underpin that practice. This book will prove an...
To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press
How acute brain disease can destroy knowledge of oneself and others
Imagine being unable to recognise your spouse, your children, or even yourself when you look in the mirror, despite having good eyesight and being able to read well and name objects. This is a condition which, in rare cases, some brain injury survivors experience every day. Identity Unknown gives...
Published October 19th 2014 by Psychology Press
Many patients with stroke, head injuries or dementia suffer severe memory impairment and in many cases improvement may fail to occur. This book, first published in 1984 followed by this second edition in 1992, offers practical guidelines to the problems and is supported by a discussion of theory...
Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press
Selected papers of Barbara A. Wilson
Series: World Library of Psychologists
In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest work—extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings and their major theoretical and practical contributions. This volume of self-selected papers...
Published November 12th 2013 by Psychology Press
This is the first book of its kind to include the personal accounts of people who have survived injury to the brain, along with professional therapists' reports of their progress through rehabilitation. The paintings and stories of survivors combine with experts' discussions of the theory and...
Published August 26th 2013 by Psychology Press
The Problem of Codes in the United States
The book shines light on the problem of judgment, particularly in the realm of architectural "technics" and the codes that regulate it. The struggle to define "sustainability," and thus judge architecture through such lenses, is but one dimension of the contemporary problem of judgment. By...
Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge
This book brings together academic work on contemporary issues in financial institutions and markets. The general theme is designed to allow for a wide range of topics, covering the diverse nature of academic enquiry in banking and finance. The contributions thus address a broad spectrum of...
Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge
Theory and Practice
This book brings together theoretical and clinical aspects of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. Following an introductory chapter and a brief history of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, there are chapters on specific cognitive deficits (attention, executive deficits, memory, and language). The...
Published December 31st 2002 by CRC Press