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By Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz

"Luring readers in...with meticulously woven scientific vignettes, Holtz masterfully offers the mechanics and the paintings of neuropsychology....students will delight in the old roots of neuropsychology, [and] will comprehend the multiplex platforms of present neuropsychological approaches..."

-Nancy S. Koven, PhD
Bates College

"...there has no longer been an on hand textual content targeting the applying of the elemental rules in scientific neuropsychological practice....Finally, a textual content is accessible to therapy this problem."

-Dennis Andersen, MS, LMHC
Eastern Washington college

"A worthwhile creation to the sector of scientific neuropsychology and its terminology, this article fills a void. The reader earnings an appreciation for the multifaceted function of the scientific neuropsychologist, not just as an assessor of cognitive functioning but in addition as a remedy professional."

Lauren Littlefield, PhD,
Washington College

This step forward introductory text-unlike all different medical neuropsychology textbooks at the market-introduces complicated undergraduate scholars and clinicians in education to the sector by means of exhibiting undergraduate scholars how medical neuropsychologists really perform their craft. The e-book uncovers the pro matters that medical neuropsychologists care for day-by-day, together with neurogenerative issues, bought problems, moral perform concerns, interviewing, checking out, diagnosis and remedy making plans, drug prescriptions, and extra.

Using case stories culled from the author's personal scientific paintings, the ebook presents scholars with firsthand debts of neuropsychology in motion. because the first textbook to combine actual, sensible functions of neuropsychology, it covers the evaluate, analysis, and therapy of people with mind ailment or damage, instead of analyzing mind constructions and features by myself. This leading edge, application-based method of neuropsychology is certain to supply scholars a transparent, accomplished figuring out of what neuropsychology is and what neuropsychologists do.

Key features:

  • Covers center innovations of neuropsychology, together with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, mind constitution and serve as, and issues of the principal worried method
  • Includes application-based themes no longer lined in conventional texts, comparable to: differential prognosis; person, staff, and kinfolk treatment; and psychopharmacology
  • Discusses try out idea and review, analyzing exams of highbrow skills, reminiscence functioning, and extra
  • Extensive teachers' ancillary package deal on hand with attempt questions and approximately a hundred illustrations in PowerPoint structure

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