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By Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz

"Luring readers in...with meticulously woven scientific vignettes, Holtz masterfully provides the mechanics and the artwork of neuropsychology....students will get pleasure from 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 appliance of the elemental ideas in scientific neuropsychological practice....Finally, a textual content is accessible to therapy this problem."

-Dennis Andersen, MS, LMHC
Eastern Washington collage

"A important creation to the sector of scientific neuropsychology and its terminology, this article fills a void. The reader profits an appreciation for the multifaceted position of the scientific neuropsychologist, not just as an assessor of cognitive functioning but additionally as a therapy professional."

Lauren Littlefield, PhD,
Washington College

This leap forward introductory text-unlike all different scientific neuropsychology textbooks at the market-introduces complicated undergraduate scholars and clinicians in education to the sphere by means of displaying undergraduate scholars how scientific neuropsychologists truly perform their craft. The e-book uncovers the pro matters that scientific neuropsychologists take care of day-by-day, together with neurogenerative problems, obtained problems, moral perform concerns, interviewing, trying out, analysis and therapy making plans, drug prescriptions, and extra.

Using case reports culled from the author's personal medical paintings, the booklet offers scholars with firsthand money owed of neuropsychology in motion. because the first textbook to combine genuine, functional purposes of neuropsychology, it covers the overview, analysis, and therapy of people with mind affliction or harm, rather than studying mind constructions and capabilities on my own. This leading edge, application-based method of neuropsychology is sure to supply scholars a transparent, complete realizing of what neuropsychology is and what neuropsychologists do.

Key features:

  • Covers center ideas of neuropsychology, together with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, mind constitution and serve as, and issues of the primary worried process
  • Includes application-based subject matters no longer coated in conventional texts, similar to: differential analysis; person, team, and kin treatment; and psychopharmacology
  • Discusses try out conception and review, analyzing checks of highbrow talents, reminiscence functioning, and extra
  • Extensive teachers' ancillary package deal to be had with try out questions and approximately a hundred illustrations in PowerPoint layout

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