Clinical Neuropsychology A Pocket Handbook for Assessment

ISBN-10: 1591472830

ISBN-13: 9781591472834

Edition: 2nd 2006

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List price: $49.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 9/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 769
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Contributors
About this handbook
Clinical Neuropsychology: General Issues
The Medical Chart: Efficient Information-Gathering Strategies and Proper Chart Noting
The Chart Review
The Progress Note
The Future of Medical Records
Conclusion
The Neurological Examination
Mental Status Examination
Cranial Nerve Examination
Motor System Examination
Sensory Examination
Conclusion
Laboratory Testing in Neuropsychology
Blood Tests
Cerebrospinal Fluid Tests
Urine Tests
Electroencephalography
Neuroimaging
Use of Testing in Specific Psychiatric Presentations
Conclusion
Neuroimaging and Clinical Neuropsychological Practice
Common Neuroimaging Methods
Common Clinical Applications of Neuroimaging
Pharmacological Applications of Neuroimaging
Conclusion
The Bedside Neuropsychological Examination
Disorders of Common Referral Populations
Reviewing the Medical Record
Conducting the Bedside Examination
Interpretation of Test Results and Rendering of the Final Diagnosis
Conclusion
Detecting Negative Response Bias and Diagnosing Malingering: The Dissimulation Exam
Definition of Malingering
Suspicion of Malingering
Diagnosis
Conclusion
Neuropsychology and the Human Life Span
General Assessment Issues for a Pediatric Population
Understanding Brain-Behavior Relationships in Children
Medical and Neurological Disorders of Childhood
Issues Particular to Pediatric Assessment
Suggested Procedures for the Pediatric Evaluation
Conclusion
Age-Related Memory Impairment
Definition of Age-Related Memory Impairment
Functional Neuroanatomic Correlates of Memory Impairment in Older People
Competing Diagnoses
History
Sensory, Motor, and Physical Symptoms
Serology and Laboratory Results
EEG and Neuroimaging
The Neuropsychological Examination
Key Neuropsychological Measures
Psychiatric and Psychological Comorbidities
Treatments
Conclusion
Late-Life Depression
Defining Late-Life Depression
Clinical Interventions for Late-Life Depression
Neuropsychological Assessment of Patients With Late-Life Depression
Conclusion
The Dementias
Background
Neuropsychological Evaluation of Dementia
Conclusion
Neurological Disorders
Assessment of Movement and Demyelinating Disorders
Movement Disorders
Demyelinating Disorders
Conclusion
Cerebrovascular Disease
Classification of Cerebrovascular Disease
Functional Neuroanatomic Correlates
Diagnoses to Rule Out
Relevant Laboratory, Neuroradiological, and Electrophysiological Studies
Standard Neuropsychological Assessment
Alternative Neuropsychological Testing
The Neurological Examination
Treatment Issues
Psychiatric Comorbidity Associated With Stroke
Conclusion
Epilepsy and Nonepileptic Seizure Disorders
Epilepsy
Nonepileptic Seizures
Conclusion
Traumatic Brain Injury and Postconcussion Syndrome
Classification
Neuroanatomical Correlates of TBI and Concussion
Neurodiagnostic Data
Neuropsychological Assessment
Assessment of Noncognitive Symptoms
Psychiatric and Psychosocial Sequelae
Persistent Postconcussion Syndrome
Conclusion
Neurotoxicology
Parameters of Exposure
Frequently Encountered Neurotoxins
Documenting Exposure
Neuropsychological Changes Associated With Exposure
Neurophysiological and Neuroimaging Techniques in Exposed Cases
Conclusion
Schizophrenia
Diagnosis
Developmental Process and Etiology
Schizophrenia "Subtypes"
Neuropathological-Neurochemical Correlates of Each Variant
Functional Neuroanatomic Correlates
Competing Diagnoses
Diagnostic Clues From Medical History
Sensory, Motor, and Other Physical Symptoms
EEG and Neuroimaging Correlates
Neuropsychological Examination
Key Neuropsychological Measures Important to Differential Diagnosis
Psychological/Psychiatric Comorbidity
Treatment Alternatives
Conclusion
The Neuropsychology of Adult Neuro-Oncology
Epidemiology
Grading and Classification
History and Neurological Examination
Laboratory Studies
Neuroimaging and Neuropathology
Overview of Treatment Options
Neuropsychological Evaluation
Conclusion
The Aphasias
Etiology
Functional Neuroanatomic Correlates of Aphasia
Assessment of Aphasia
Classic Aphasia Syndromes
Other Aphasia Syndromes
Distinguishing Aphasia From Other Disorders
Key Neuropsychological Tests
Conclusion
Neurological Syndromes
Amnesic Syndromes
Clinical Manifestations of Amnesia
Neural Substrates of Amnesia
Neuropsychological Evaluation
Conclusion
Neglect Syndromes
Subtypes of Neglect
Neuropathological Mechanisms Underlying Neglect
Cognitive Mechanisms Underlying Neglect
Differential Diagnosis
Assessment for Neglect
Associated Disorders
Treatment
Conclusion
The Agnosias
Basic Definitions
Neuroanatomic Correlates
Differential Diagnosis of Agnosia
Relevant Laboratory, EEG, and Neuroimaging Correlates
Psychological and Psychiatric Comorbidity
Conclusion
Limb Apraxias
Types of Limb Apraxia
The Examination for Limb Apraxia
Types of Errors
Conclusion
Clinical Evaluation of Visual Perception and Constructional Ability
Definition of Disorders in Visual Perception and Constructional Ability
Functional Neuroanatomic Correlates
Competing Diagnoses
Relevant Medical History
Sensory and Motor Correlates
Laboratory Data
Neuroimaging Correlates
The Neuropsychological Examination
Conclusion
Disorders of Attention
Components of Attention
Functional Neuroanatomy of Attention
Neurological and Neuropsychiatric Disorders of Attention
Assessing Disorders of Attention
Conclusion
Frontal Lobe Function and Dysfunction
Frontal Lobe Functions
Frontal Lobe Dysfunction
Diseases That Commonly Affect Frontal Functions
Assessment of Frontal Lobe Functioning
Cautions in Evaluating Frontal Functions
Conclusion
Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Alternative Criteria for Diagnosing ADHD in Adults
Functional Neuroanatomy
Competing Diagnoses to Be Ruled Out
Diagnostic Clues From Past History
EEG and Neuroimaging Correlates
Emphasis on Neuropsychological Assessment
Key Tests and Measures
Psychological and Psychiatric Co-Occurring Disorders
Psychopharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Treatments
Conclusion
Neuropsychology of Substance Use Disorders
General Issues
Alcohol
Cannabis
Cocaine
Amphetamines and Methylendioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)
Opioids
Benzodiazepines
Polysubstance Use
Conclusion
Emotional Disorders Associated With Neurological Diseases
Definition of the Emotional Problem
Development of Disruptions in Emotional Functioning
Variants of Emotional Dysfunction
Neuropathological Correlates of Dysfunction in the Perception, Expression, and Experience of Emotion
Competing Diagnoses That Must Be Ruled Out
The Neuropsychological Evaluation of Emotional Dysfunction
Conclusion
Selective Listing of Medical Record Abbreviations
Index
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