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By Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz

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

-Nancy S. Koven, PhD
Bates College

"...there has no longer been an to be had 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 priceless creation to the sector of medical neuropsychology and its terminology, this article fills a void. The reader earnings an appreciation for the multifaceted function 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 way of displaying undergraduate scholars how scientific neuropsychologists truly perform their craft. The booklet uncovers the pro concerns that medical neuropsychologists take care of day-by-day, together with neurogenerative issues, got problems, moral perform concerns, interviewing, checking out, analysis and therapy making plans, drug prescriptions, and extra.

Using case stories culled from the author's personal medical paintings, the ebook presents scholars with firsthand money owed of neuropsychology in motion. because the first textbook to combine actual, sensible functions of neuropsychology, it covers the evaluation, analysis, and therapy of people with mind sickness or damage, instead of reading mind constructions and capabilities on my own. This cutting edge, application-based method of neuropsychology is bound to provide scholars a transparent, finished realizing of what neuropsychology is and what neuropsychologists do.

Key features:

  • Covers center ideas of neuropsychology, together with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, mind constitution and serve as, and issues of the valuable frightened approach
  • Includes application-based subject matters now not coated in conventional texts, reminiscent of: differential prognosis; person, crew, and kin remedy; and psychopharmacology
  • Discusses try out thought and review, reading checks of highbrow skills, reminiscence functioning, and extra
  • Extensive teachers' ancillary package deal to be had with try out questions and approximately a hundred illustrations in PowerPoint structure

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