By Kyle Brauer Boone
Neuropsychologists are supplied with little formal schooling and coaching concerning the identity and dimension of somatoform indicators, but those stipulations are hugely established, with estimates indicating that 20% of basic scientific sufferers and 30% of neurologic medical institution sufferers current with indicators missing clinical explanation.
This booklet presents neuropsychologists with entire info and particular perform strategies for the review of sufferers with somatoform stipulations. the 1st 4 chapters talk about the genesis of somatoform and different sensible somatic symptom problems, and the subsequent seven chapters deal with somatoform stipulations within the context of nonepileptic seizures, a number of chemical sensitivity and different claimed poisonous exposures, pseudotremor and different nonphysiologic move problems, postconcussion syndrome, power pain/fibromyalgia/complex neighborhood discomfort syndrome, realization deficit ailment, and auto-immune sickness. Chapters also are incorporated that tackle using the MMPI-2-RF in differentiating somatoform affliction and malingering, medically unexplained indicators in non-English-speaking contributors; office components in somatization; and testimony concerning somatoform stipulations. The booklet is concentrated for practising neuropsychologists, scientific psychologists together with these focusing on behavioral drugs, and scholars in training.
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Neuropsychological Evaluation of Somatoform and Other Functional Somatic Conditions: Assessment Primer (American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology/Psychology Press Continuing Education Series) by Kyle Brauer Boone