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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 108 new and published books in the subject of Clinical Neuropsychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Identity Unknown

    How acute brain disease can destroy knowledge of oneself and others

    By Barbara Wilson, Claire Robertson, Joe Mole

    Series: After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

    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 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Behavioural and Emotional Complications of Traumatic Brain Injury

    By Simon F. Crowe

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    It is difficult to imagine what it must be like for someone following the personal crisis and catastrophe that ensues as a result of a serious traumatic brain injury (TBI). The individual is confronted with a huge range of alterations in his or her normal functioning, operating at the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Neuropsychology and Substance Use

    State-of-the-Art and Future Directions

    Edited by Ari Kalechstein, Wilfred G. van Gorp

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Substance use continues to be a major public health problem, and the ramifications of this are manifold. For instance, at present, on a yearly basis, the total economic cost of substance misuse is literally hundreds of billions of dollars. These costs are related to a number of factors, including,...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

    A Lifespan Perspective

    Edited by Vicki Anderson, Rani Jacobs, Peter J. Anderson

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    This volume has as its primary aim the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework. This area of cognitive function has received increasing...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. An Assessment Guide To Geriatric Neuropsychology

    By Holly Tuokko, Thomas Hadjistavropoulos

    At least half of all neuropsychological assessments are performed on elderly persons, but the information clinicians need to make appropriate judgment calls is widely scattered. Several books offering general descriptions of the cognitive functioning of the aged or of neuropsychological conditions...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Foreign Accent Syndromes

    The stories people have to tell

    By Jack Ryalls, Nick Miller

    What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited? Why does someone wake up doing this? This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences of individuals with a rare neurological speech disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome (...

    Published August 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Approaches to Discourse in Dementia

    By Jacqueline A. Guendouzi, Nicole Muller

    The qualitative analysis of naturally occurring discourse in neurogenic communication disorders, specifically in dementia studies, has experienced recent burgeoning interest from wide-ranging disciplines. This multidisciplinarity has been exciting, but has added contextual confusion. This book...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. The Quantified Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment

    Edited by Amir M. Poreh

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Since the late 1800s psychologists have been interested in discerning the strategies subjects employ to solve psychological tests (Piaget, 1928, Werner, 1940, Gesell, 1941). Much of this work, however, has relied on qualitative observations. In the 1970s, Edith Kaplan adopted this approach to the...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Cognitive Reserve

    Theory and Applications

    Edited by Yaakov Stern

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Cognitive reserve has emerged as a powerful concept for interpreting individual differences in susceptibility to, and recovery from, brain injury or pathology. Underlying cognitive reserve is the idea that individual differences in how cognitive tasks are mediated in the brain allow some people to...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Working with Brain Injury

    A primer for psychologists working in under-resourced settings

    By Rudi Coetzer, Ross Balchin

    This book provides a hands-on resource for the development of essential skills and competencies in clinical neuropsychology. On a very practical level it addresses a question frequently asked by students, trainees, interns, and newly qualified psychologists: what do I need to know in order to...

    Published May 12th 2014 by Psychology Press