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Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment: Treatment by Rik Carl D'Amato, Lawrence C. Hartlage

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By Rik Carl D'Amato, Lawrence C. Hartlage

The box of medical neuropsychology has grown considerably because the first variation of necessities of Neuropsychological overview used to be released in 1987. whereas preserving a lot of its unique constitution, this re-creation has been completely up to date and accelerated. bankruptcy 5-- "The Neuropsychological Examination"--has been damaged into 3 separate chapters that concentrate on particular neuropsychological batteries. and 3 new chapters on mind imaging, neuroanatomy, and cross-cultural concerns in neuropsychology were extra. The ensuing new edtion is a considerable enlargement upon the sooner one.

The booklet is written for recently-trained neuropsychology practitioners and PhD scholars in scientific psychology who're getting ready for careers in neuropsychology. however it also needs to attract skilled clinicians who want a primer on neuropsychological assessment.

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Tumors, strokes, infections, head injuries). Neuropsychologists make it their business to study these interactions, realizing that psychopathology and neuropathology have neurobiological underpinnings. LURIA’S THEORY There are a variety of theories dealing with how the brain is organized and how it operates. For example, Hebb’s (1949) cell assembly theory and MacLean’s (1978) theory of the triune brain attempt to explain brain function from both a micro- and a macroscopic perspective. However, no theoretical account of brain function is as complete as that proposed by Alexander Luria.

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