By Jan Leslie, PhD Holtz

"Luring readers in...with meticulously woven scientific vignettes, Holtz masterfully offers the mechanics and the artwork of neuropsychology....students will savour the old roots of neuropsychology, [and] will comprehend the multiplex structures of present neuropsychological approaches..."

-Nancy S. Koven, PhD
Bates College

"...there has no longer been an on hand textual content targeting the appliance of the fundamental rules in scientific neuropsychological practice....Finally, a textual content is offered to treatment this problem."

-Dennis Andersen, MS, LMHC
Eastern Washington college

"A worthy advent to the sphere of scientific 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 displaying undergraduate scholars how medical neuropsychologists really perform their craft. The e-book uncovers the pro concerns that medical neuropsychologists take care of day-by-day, together with neurogenerative issues, obtained issues, moral perform concerns, interviewing, checking out, analysis and remedy making plans, drug prescriptions, and extra.

Using case stories culled from the author's personal medical paintings, the booklet offers scholars with firsthand bills of neuropsychology in motion. because the first textbook to combine genuine, functional purposes of neuropsychology, it covers the evaluate, analysis, and therapy of people with mind sickness or harm, rather than interpreting mind constructions and capabilities by myself. This leading edge, application-based method of neuropsychology is sure to provide scholars a transparent, accomplished knowing of what neuropsychology is and what neuropsychologists do.

Key features:

  • Covers middle thoughts of neuropsychology, together with neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, mind constitution and serve as, and problems of the primary fearful procedure
  • Includes application-based themes now not lined in conventional texts, reminiscent of: differential analysis; person, crew, and family members treatment; and psychopharmacology
  • Discusses attempt conception and evaluate, studying checks of highbrow talents, reminiscence functioning, and extra
  • Extensive teachers' ancillary package deal to be had with try questions and approximately a hundred illustrations in PowerPoint structure

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