Cognitive Deficit in Mental and Neurological Disorders

Cognitive Deficit in Mental and Neurological Disorders


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Clinical neuropsychology is a sub-specialty of clinical psychology that specializes in the diagnostic assessment and treatment of patients with brain injury or neurocognitive deficits. This book comprises contributions from different clinical domains, in particular neurology, psychology and psychiatry and summarizes significant theoretical and above all, practically usable information regarding a variety of disorders that a clinical neuropsychologist comes across in practice. This book explores etiology of cognitive deficit, history of its examination, variables that are concerned with cognitive functions and rehabilitation possibilities. All chapters were written by experienced clinicians who are used to prevailing, typical problems of their patients that overlap cognitive functions to domains such as emotions and everyday difficulties of problem solving. This book is useful for individuals interested in neuropsychological diagnostics and rehabilitation, students of psychology and alike-oriented professions.

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ISBN-13: 9781607419570
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Series: Psychology Research Progress Series
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

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