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Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology

ISBN-10: 0071374329

ISBN-13: 9780071374323

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Todd E. Feinberg, Martha J. Farah

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This new edition has five new chapters on cerebral plasticity, functional brain imaging, genetics of neural development, & alterations to the state of consciousness. There is authoritative coverage of disorders of perception, attention & awareness.
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Book details

List price: $148.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 6/26/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 936
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Todd E Feinberg M.D. is Professor of Clinical Neurology and Psychiatry atAlbert Einstein College of Medicineand Chief, Yarmon Neurobehavior and Alzheimer's Disease Center,Beth Israel Medical Center.

Martha J. Farah is Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Natural Sciences in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she directs the Center for Neuroscience & Society. She has worked on many topics within neuroscience, including vision, prefrontal function, emotion, and development. In her three decades of research she has witnessed the advent of functional neuroimaging, the burgeoning of cognitive neuroscience, and its expansion into the study of social and affective processes. She is now focusing her attention on the ethical, legal and social implications of these developments.

Contributors
Preface
General Principles
The Development of Modern Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology
The Mental Status Exam
Principles of Neuropsychological Assessment
Some Anatomic Principles Related to Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology
Mechanisms of Plasticity and Behavior
The Lesion Method in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology
Functional Imaging in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology
Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Neuropsychological Patients
Electrophysiological Methods and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology
Computational Modeling in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology
Aphasia and Other Dominant Hemisphere Syndromes
Aphasia: Clinical and Anatomic Issues
Aphasia: Cognitive Neuropsychological Issues
Rehabilitation of Aphasia
Acquired Disorders of Reading
Acalculia and Number Processing Disorders
Disorders of Skilled Movements: Limb Apraxia
Agnosia and Disorders of Perception
Visual Perception and Visual Imagery
Visual Object Agnosia
Prosopagnosia
Disorders of Color Processing
Auditory Agnosia and Amusia
Tactile Agnosia and Disorders of Tactile Perception
Disorders of Body Perception and Representation
Visuospatial Function
Disorders of Attention and Awareness
Neglect: Clinical and Anatomic Issues
Neglect: Cognitive Neuropsychological Issues
Balint's Syndrome and Related Disorders
Disorders of Consciousness in Coma, Stupor, and Minimally Responsive States
Anosognosia
Confabulation
Misidentification Syndromes
Frontal, Callosal, and Subcortical Syndromes
Frontal Lobes: Clinical and Anatomic Issues
Frontal Lobes: Cognitive Neuropsychological Issues
Callosal Disconnection
Syndromes due to Acquired Basal Ganglia Damage
Syndromes due to Acquired Thalamic Damage
Memory and Amnesia
Amnesia: Neuroanatomic and Clinical Issues
Amnesia: Cognitive Neuropsychological Issues
Semantic Memory Impairment
Learning and Memory Dysfunction Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Memory Impairment Following Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm
Rehabilitation of Memory Dysfunction
Delirium, Dementia, and Epilepsy
Delirium and Dementia: an Overview
Alzheimer's Disease: Clinical and Anatomic Issues
Alzheimer's Disease: Biochemical and Pharmacologic Issues
Alzheimer's Disease: Cognitive Neuropsychological Issues
Frontotemporal Dementia and Variants
Dementia in Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Disease, and Related Disorders
Vascular Dementia
Infective Causes of Dementia Including Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Wernicke-Korsakoff and Related Nutritional Disorders of the Nervous System
Neurobehavioral Aspects of Vasculitis and Collagen Vascular Syndromes
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Cognitive and Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy
Neuropsychological Aspects of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery
Emotional Disorders
Emotion and the Brain: An Overview
Emotional Disorders in Relation to Unilateral Brain Damage
Emotional Disorders in Relation to Nonfocal Brain Dysfunction
The Aprosodias
Violence and the Brain
Neurobehavioral Disorders in Children
The Neurobehavioral Examination for Children
Pediatric Neuropsychological Assessment
Acquired Disorders of Language in Children
Developmental Reading Disorders
Nonverbal, Social, and Emotional Learning Disabilities
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Mental Retardation
The Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Autism and Related Conditions
Molecular Genetics of Cognitive Developmental Disorders
Color Plates
Glossary of Linguistic Terms
Index