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Clinical presentation of neuropsychiatric disorders

Ronan O’Carroll

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.032
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Clinical neuropsychology plays a crucial role in the assessment of cognitive impairment in clinical practice and in research in psychiatry. Recent advances in knowledge have allowed for more ... More


The Bedside Neuropsychological Examination and Luria’s Influence

Anne-Lise Christensen and George P. Prigatano

in Luria's Legacy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195176704
eISBN:
9780199864706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

The Lurian approach to the bedside neuropsychological examination: Historical context, reflections, and clinical observations within European countries. Due to the development of basic neurosurgical ... More


Forensic issues in neuropsychology

William W. McKinlay, Michaela McGowan, and Jane V. Russell

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.36
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses the role of neuropsychology in civil and criminal cases. Neuropsychologists may be called on to assist in civil cases (e.g., in personal injury claims after traumatic brain ... More


Mental Status Testing

Ian McDowell

in Measuring Health: A guide to rating scales and questionnaires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195165678
eISBN:
9780199864034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165678.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Population aging has highlighted the importance of disorders of cognition such as Alzheimer's disease. This chapter outlines a range of approaches to assessing cognitive ability and reviews thirteen ... More


The epilepsies

Pamela J. Thompson

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.31
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Clinical neuropsychology is able to make a unique contribution to the management of epilepsy. Neuropsychological deficits are hidden and are often overlooked as most attention is focused on seizures ... More


The neuropsychology of endocrine disorders

David M. Erlanger, Geoffrey Tremont, and Jennifer Duncan Davis

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.30
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

A basic understanding of how endocrine dysfunction affects the central nervous system is important for a majority of cases referred for assessment by clinical neuropsychologists. Beyond playing a ... More


Assessment of executive function

Paul W. Burgess

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.018
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Executive function is probably the newest of the fields of neuropsychology. Although observations of patients showing symptoms of executive dysfunction have existed for over 150 years, and ... More


The clinical assessment of neuropsychiatric disorders

Mervi Pitkanen, Eli J. Jaldow, and Michael D. Kopelman

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.33
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

The primary objective of the neuropsychiatric clinical assessment is to make a comprehensive and accurate diagnosis and to set up a plan of management or care. It may be necessary to identify what ... More


The rehabilitation of attention

Tom Manly, Jessica Fish, and Ian H. Robertson

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.006
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter examines various attempts to enhance the natural recovery of attentional processes, or to better manage the consequences of impairment, following brain injury acquired in adulthood. The ... More


Neuropsychological testing

Jérémie Parienté and Jean-François Démonet

in Cognitive Neurology: A clinical textbook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198569275
eISBN:
9780191724213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569275.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Cognitive assessment requires from the examiner a good theoretical and practical knowledge of the tests used. Because of the broad range of the cognitive functions and the necessity of assessing a ... More


Assessment of anosognosia for motor impairments

Anne M. Aimola Davies, Rebekah C. White, and Martin Davies

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.023
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a threefold distinction that organizes the investigation of anosognosia: the distinction between failure to experience a motor impairment (concurrent unawareness); failure to ... More


Treatment and rehabilitation of neuropsychiatric disorders

Laura H. Goldstein

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.035
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter considers some of the issues and provides a number of guidelines when considering the psychological treatments of neuropsychiatric disorders. Topics discussed include neuropsychological ... More


Disturbances of Lower and Higher Visual Capacities Caused by Occipital Damage: With Special Reference to the Psychopathological, Pedagogical, Industrial, and Social Implications

W. Poppelreuter

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521907
eISBN:
9780191724664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521907.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

During the First World War many soldiers suffered brain injuries, mostly from gunshot wounds. The localized nature of these injuries made them of special significance for neuropsychological studies ... More


Assessment of attention

Joke Spikman and Ed van Zomeren

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.05
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Clinicians are interested in different aspects of attention depending on the type of brain damage involved and the practical questions to be addressed. For instance, the assessment of transient ... More


Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

K. Warner Schaie

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book lays out the reasons why we should study cognitive development in adulthood, and presents the history, latest data, and results from the Seattle Longitudinal Study (SLS), which now extends ... More


Clinical and laboratory examinations relevant to clinical neuropsychology

Udo Kischka

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.041
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the methods used by clinicians to gain insight into the structure and the functions of a patient's nervous system. Computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are ... More


The functional neuroanatomy of learning and memory

Hans J. Markowitsch and Martina Piefke

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.038
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the kinds of learning and memory which are relevant for clinical practice and how they are defined and delineated. Two main lines are followed: one which divides information ... More


Functional neuroanatomy of language disorders: Reproduced from Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology, (2003). Oxford University Press.

Claudius Bartels and Claus-W. Wallesch

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.039
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter presents a synopsis of the representation of language functions in the brain with a focus on disorders based on three sources of information: lesion studies (i.e., what is known from the ... More


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