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Cognitive Communication Disorders

ISBN-10: 159756186X

ISBN-13: 9781597561860

Edition: 2011

Authors: Michael Kimbarow

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This innovative book is destined to become the definitive core text for graduate courses covering cognitively based communicative disorders. Designed to fill a gap in the existing market, for the first time, instructors will have a resource that provides current state of knowledge on the normal cognitive processes that support communication, along with current state of knowledge on the impact deficits in these cognitive domains may have on language and communication. A renowned group of contributors present in a single source, information on the cognitive processes of attention, memory, and executive functioning, along with chapters on right hemisphere disorders, Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders, and traumatic brain injury.* Provides a comprehensive review of theoretical and applied research on the cognitive processes of attention, memory and executive function* Identifies the unique cognitive communication deficits associated with right hemisphere damage, the dementias, and traumatic brain injury* Demonstrates the synergy among cognitive supports for communication and shows the impact of cognitive deficits on communication* Offers practical information on clinical management* A useful resource for clinicians in need of current information on cognitive linguistic communication disorders.* A stand alone text for courses in cognitive disorders
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Plural Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Attention
Principles of Human Memory: An Integrative Clinical Experience
Executive Functions: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment
Cognitive-Communication Deficits Associated with Right Hemisphere Brain Damage
The Dementias: An Overview of Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders
Traumatic Brain Injury
Index