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Basic concepts and principles of neuropsychological assessment

Jonathan J. Evans

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/9780199234110.003.02
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the objectives of neuropsychological assessment. It then discusses the behavioural neurology and neuropsychology approaches to assessment, assessment ... More


When East Meets West: Systematizing Luria’s Approach to Executive Control Assessment

Kenneth Podell

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/9780195176704.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter first reviews the history of Luria's assessment techniques and contrasts them to the fixed-battery approach and discusses some of the earlier debate between the two approaches. The ... More


Neuropsychological assessment of memory disorders

Veronica Bradley and Narinder Kapur

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/9780199234110.003.009
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Memory difficulties are often the first and the most prominent sign of insidious or acute cerebral dysfunction, and may also represent the most common, or most notable, disability that remains after ... More


The methodological and statistical foundations of neuropsychological assessment

Klaus Willmes

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/9780199234110.003.03
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of psychometric aspects of neuropsychological tests. It then discusses the classical test theory model, criterion-referenced testing, probabilistic test models, ... More


Neuropsychological assessment and treatment of disorders of reading

J. Richard Hanley and Janice Kay

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/9780199234110.003.16
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Brain injury can disrupt the reading abilities of individuals whose performance was previously quite normal in a variety of different ways. This chapter discusses some of the most common and the most ... More


Murder in the Courtroom: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Violence

Brigitte Vallabhajosula

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199995721
eISBN:
9780190221584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995721.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Recent neuroscientific advances, which have increased our understanding of how the human brain functions, have begun to intersect in important ways with the legal system. Indeed, a growing body of ... More


Alzheimer's disease

Andrew J. Larner

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/9780198569275.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

The diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) may be possible, probable, or definite. In clinical practice, most diagnoses are of probable AD: dementia is established on the basis of clinical examination ... More


Neuropsychological Late Effects

Raymond K. Mulhern and Robert W. Butler

in Comprehensive Handbook of Childhood Cancer and Sickle Cell Disease: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169850
eISBN:
9780197562192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169850.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Clinical Oncology

This chapter reviews neuropsychological late effects associated with childhood cancer and its treatment. The study of late effects presupposes that patients are long-term survivors, if not ... More


Concussion, neuroethics, and sport: Policies of the past do not suffice for the future

Brad Partridge and Wayne Hall

in Neuroethics: Anticipating the future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198786832
eISBN:
9780191839894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786832.003.0026
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Concussion management policies have become a major priority worldwide for sports that involve frequent collisions between participants because repeated head trauma has been associated with long-term ... More


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