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By Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz

"Luring readers in...with meticulously woven medical vignettes, Holtz masterfully offers the mechanics and the paintings of neuropsychology....students will delight in the old roots of neuropsychology, [and] will comprehend the multiplex platforms of present neuropsychological approaches..."

-Nancy S. Koven, PhD
Bates College

"...there has now not been an on hand textual content targeting the applying of the elemental rules in scientific neuropsychological practice....Finally, a textual content is out there to therapy this problem."

-Dennis Andersen, MS, LMHC
Eastern Washington collage

"A precious creation to the sector of medical neuropsychology and its terminology, this article fills a void. The reader profits an appreciation for the multifaceted function of the medical neuropsychologist, not just as an assessor of cognitive functioning but in addition as a therapy professional."

Lauren Littlefield, PhD,
Washington College

This step forward introductory text-unlike all different scientific neuropsychology textbooks at the market-introduces complex undergraduate scholars and clinicians in education to the sector through exhibiting undergraduate scholars how medical neuropsychologists truly perform their craft. The booklet uncovers the pro matters that medical neuropsychologists take care of day-by-day, together with neurogenerative problems, obtained issues, moral perform concerns, interviewing, checking out, analysis and therapy making plans, drug prescriptions, and extra.

Using case reviews culled from the author's personal medical paintings, the publication offers scholars with firsthand bills of neuropsychology in motion. because the first textbook to combine actual, useful functions of neuropsychology, it covers the review, analysis, and remedy of people with mind sickness or harm, instead of studying mind constructions and features by myself. This leading edge, application-based method of neuropsychology is absolute to provide scholars a transparent, complete realizing of what neuropsychology is and what neuropsychologists do.

Key features:

  • Covers center strategies of neuropsychology, together with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, mind constitution and serve as, and issues of the relevant worried procedure
  • Includes application-based issues no longer coated in conventional texts, similar to: differential analysis; person, workforce, and relatives remedy; and psychopharmacology
  • Discusses attempt conception and review, reading exams of highbrow skills, reminiscence functioning, and extra
  • Extensive teachers' ancillary package deal on hand with try questions and approximately a hundred illustrations in PowerPoint structure

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