A Handbook of Neuropsychological Assessment

by John R. Crawford, Denis M. Parker & William W. McKinlay
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Series: Psychology Library Editions: Neuropsychology

Publication Date: September 07, 2018

ISBN: 9780429954528

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Originally published in 1992, this is a wide-ranging text concerned with the principles and practice of neuropsychological assessment in adults. It combines a flexible hypothesis testing approach to assessment with information on specialised test batteries. The book covers the major areas of memory, language, perception, attention, and executive dysfunctions, and includes chapters on dementia, alcohol, drug and toxic conditions, stroke and closed head injury. Assessment of dysfunction in cases involving claims for compensation and chapters on specialised assessment techniques, including automated test procedures, are provided. The book presents a sound introduction to this complex area and gives guidelines for the clinician who may need concise information on a specialised topic.