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Secondary Influences on Neuropsychological Test Performance

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ISBN-10: 0199838615

ISBN-13: 9780199838615

Edition: 2013

Authors: Peter Arnett

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It has long been appreciated among clinical neuropsychologists that both primary and secondary factors contribute to cognitive dysfunction in neurological patients. Primary influences are the direct result of the extent and location of damage to the brain. Secondary influences stem from something associated with brain injury or disease besides the specific areas of the brain affected. For example, a patient with a neurological disease may develop depression, something which in turn often impacts cognitive functioning. Other secondary factors associated with disease besides depression can also negatively impact cognitive functioning, including anxiety, pain, fatigue, and motor impairments,…    
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Book details

List price: $195.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/5/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 444
Size: 9.70" wide x 6.70" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Preface to the National Academy of Neuropsychological Series on Evidence-Based Practices
Preface to the Second Volume in the National Academy of Neuropsychological Series on Evidence-Based Practices: Secondary Influences on Neuropsychological Test Performance
Contributors
Introduction to Secondary Influences on Neuropsychological Test Performance
Relationship of Affective Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Fatigue, Motor Impairments, Diagnosis Threat, and Effort to Cognitive Functioning
Symptom Invalidity on Neuropsychological Testing
Neuropsychological Deficits in Major Depressive Disorder: Correlates and Conundrums
The Allure of Emotion: How Affective Stimuli Impact Cognitive Processing Among Patients with Mood Disorders
The Impact of Anxiety on Cognitive Task Performance
Fatigue: Its Influence on Cognition and Assessment
The Impact of Pain and Pain-Related Factors on Cognitive Functioning
The Influence of Motor Impairments on Cognitive Functioning
Response Expectancies and Their Potential Influence in Neuropsychological Evaluation
Complexities in Assessing Secondary Influences in Specific Neurologic Conditions
Secondary Influences on Cognition in Multiple Sclerosis
The Role of Secondary Factors in HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders
Parkinson�s Disease: Secondary Influences on Cognition
Traumatic Brain Injury and the Impact of Secondary Influences
Secondary Factors in Alzheimer's Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Stroke
Secondary Influences on Neuropsychological Test Performance in Epilepsy
Assessing Secondary Influences and Their Impact on Neuropsychological Test Performance: Summing Things up and Where We Need to Go from Here
Index