Clinical Neuropsychology

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-02-13
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Clinical Neuropsychology comprehensively reviews the major neurobehavioral disorders associated with brain dysfunction. Since the third edition appeared in 1993 there have been many advances in the understanding and treatment of neurobehavioral disorders. This edition, like prior editions,describes the classical signs and symptoms associated with the major behavioral disorders such as aphasia, agraphia, alexia, amnesia, apraxia, neglect, executive disorders and dementia. It also discusses advances in assessing, diagnosing and treating these disorders and it addresses the brainmechanisms underlying these deficits. A multi-authored text has the advantage of having authorities write about the disorders in which they have expertise. The fourth edition adds new authors and five entirely new chapters on phonologic aspects of language disorders, syntactic aspects of languagedisorders, lexical-semantic aspects of language disorders, anosognosia, hallucinations and related conditions. This is the most comprehensive edition of this text to date. It will be of value to clinicians, investigators, and students from a variety of disciplines, including neurology, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, psychiatry, and speech pathology.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Aphasic Syndromesp. 14
Phonologic Aspects of Language Disordersp. 35
Syntactic Aspects of Language Disordersp. 61
Lexical-Semantic Aspects of Language Disordersp. 92
Acquired Dyslexiap. 108
Agraphiap. 126
Disorders of Visual-Spatial Perception and Cognitionp. 146
Acalculia and Disturbances of the Body Schemap. 161
Anosognosiap. 185
Apraxiap. 215
Agnosiap. 236
Neglect and Related Disordersp. 296
The Callosal Syndromesp. 347
The Frontal Lobesp. 404
Emotional Disorders Associated with Neurological Diseasesp. 447
Hallucinations and Related Conditionsp. 479
Amnesic Disordersp. 495
Neuropsychology of Dementiap. 574
Recovery of Cognitionp. 617
Pharmacotherapy of Cognitionp. 640
Subject Indexp. 657
Author Indexp. 693
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