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By Joan C. Borod

This quantity represents a finished evaluate of the neuropsychology of emotion and the neural mechanisms underlying emotional processing. It attracts on contemporary reviews using behavioral paradigms with general matters, the mind lesion method, medical reviews of sufferers with neurological and psychiatric issues, and neuroimaging strategies. The ebook opens with an advent summarizing each one bankruptcy and pointing to instructions for destiny examine. the 1st part is on background, the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of emotion, and methods which have been normal to envision emotional processing- neuropsychological evaluate and neuroimaging. Theoretical views on emotion are provided subsequent, together with mental, social-cognitive, neurobiological, and neuropsychological types. a collection of chapters at the neural substrates of emotion offers with a spectrum of emotional stipulations: elation and mania, unhappiness and melancholy, anxiousness and rigidity, anger and impulsivity, and apathy and flat impact. The e-book concludes with scientific implications, together with an outline of emotional deficits in neurological and psychiatric problems (e.g., stroke, head harm, melancholy, and schizophrenia). Highlighted during this part is an summary of rehabilitative remedies and mind interventions for emotional processing deficits. This authoritative quantity should be an immense source and textual content for neuropsychologists, scientific psychologists, speech-language pathologists, neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists, rehabilitation experts, and their scholars and trainees.

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