Applied Clinical Neuropsychology: An Introduction by Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz

By Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz

"Luring readers in...with meticulously woven medical vignettes, Holtz masterfully provides the mechanics and the artwork of neuropsychology....students will enjoy the old roots of neuropsychology, [and] will comprehend the multiplex platforms of present neuropsychological approaches..."

-Nancy S. Koven, PhD
Bates College

"...there has now not been an on hand textual content concentrating on the applying of the elemental ideas in scientific neuropsychological practice....Finally, a textual content is offered to treatment this problem."

-Dennis Andersen, MS, LMHC
Eastern Washington college

"A helpful advent to the sphere of medical neuropsychology and its terminology, this article fills a void. The reader profits an appreciation for the multifaceted position of the medical neuropsychologist, not just as an assessor of cognitive functioning but additionally as a therapy professional."

Lauren Littlefield, PhD,
Washington College

This step forward introductory text-unlike all different medical neuropsychology textbooks at the market-introduces complex undergraduate scholars and clinicians in education to the sphere by means of exhibiting undergraduate scholars how scientific neuropsychologists really perform their craft. The publication uncovers the pro concerns that scientific neuropsychologists take care of day-by-day, together with neurogenerative problems, got problems, moral perform matters, interviewing, checking out, analysis and therapy making plans, drug prescriptions, and extra.

Using case reviews culled from the author's personal scientific paintings, the e-book offers scholars with firsthand bills of neuropsychology in motion. because the first textbook to combine genuine, sensible functions of neuropsychology, it covers the review, prognosis, and remedy of people with mind affliction or damage, rather than interpreting mind constructions and features on my own. This leading edge, application-based method of neuropsychology is absolute to supply scholars a transparent, entire realizing of what neuropsychology is and what neuropsychologists do.

Key features:

  • Covers center suggestions of neuropsychology, together with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, mind constitution and serve as, and problems of the principal worried process
  • Includes application-based issues now not coated in conventional texts, akin to: differential analysis; person, crew, and relations remedy; and psychopharmacology
  • Discusses attempt idea and evaluate, analyzing exams of highbrow skills, reminiscence functioning, and extra
  • Extensive teachers' ancillary package deal to be had with try questions and approximately a hundred illustrations in PowerPoint structure

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