Download An Assessment Guide To Geriatric Neuropsychology by Holly Tuokko,Thomas Hadjistavropoulos PDF

By Holly Tuokko,Thomas Hadjistavropoulos

not less than 1/2 all neuropsychological checks are played on aged people, however the info clinicians intend to make applicable judgment calls is generally scattered. numerous books supplying normal descriptions of the cognitive functioning of the elderly or of neuropsychological stipulations affecting them are useful to practitioners yet don't offer trustworthy and legitimate normative details. books that do supply this data don't specialise in geriatric populations. A concise, but entire precis of what we now learn about these over 65--with an in depth bibliography--An evaluation consultant to Geriatric Neuropsychology fills the gap.

The neuropsychological evaluation of aged folks consists of not just the performance-based dimension of varied capacities yet heavy reliance on stories from caregivers (both formal and casual) concerning the daily functioning of the affected individual. It additionally increases very important, but usually overlooked, moral issues. The authors speak about all of the measures that discover and discriminate between cognitive problems of aged folks, together with designated measures appropriate to caregiver studies, and supply worthy tables to aid in differential analysis. additionally they examine the moral concerns that regularly confront the assessor of an aged person: proficient consent, confidentiality, the suitable of physically autonomy and self-determination, and applicable suggestions.

This e-book can be a useful source for all these known as directly to review older clients.

Show description

Read Online or Download An Assessment Guide To Geriatric Neuropsychology PDF

Best neuropsychology books

Human Sleep and Cognition, Part II: Clinical and Applied Research: 190 (Progress in Brain Research)

There's a severe, bidirectional dating among sleep and cognition, but the literature during this region is scattered, and it really is strangely tricky to discover a complete evaluate of the elemental rules, most modern discoveries, and impressive demanding situations. This factor of development in mind learn is divided over 2 volumes, bringing jointly state-of-the-art learn at the subject within the easy, medical and technologies.

Healing the Traumatized Self: Consciousness, Neuroscience, Treatment (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)

A neurobiological rationalization of self-awareness and the states of brain of seriously traumatized humans. Cultivation of emotional knowledge is hard, even for these people now not stricken via severe psychological affliction. This booklet discusses the neurobiology in the back of emotional states and provides routines for constructing self information.

Psychological Trauma and Addiction Treatment (Journal of Chemical Dependency Treatment)

Vital analyzing for present and destiny addictions therapy clinicians—this booklet synthesizes and integrates the increasing physique of information approximately mixed trauma/addiction therapy to in particular handle the wishes of clinicians in habit therapy environmentsHere, in one resource, is a vital assessment of trauma therapy for individuals in dependancy therapy settings.

Chorea: Causes and Management

Chorea: factors and administration presents a complete and well timed replace for the big variety of neurological stipulations, either inherited and bought, which bring about this universal hyperkinetic move ailment. This e-book describes intimately the newest medical and etiological information about chorea.

Additional info for An Assessment Guide To Geriatric Neuropsychology

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.28 of 5 – based on 43 votes