By Michael R Schoenberg, James G Scott, Mike R Schoenberg, J G Scott
The Little Black e-book of Neuropsychology: A Syndrome-Based strategy
Mike R. Schoenberg and James G. Scott, editors
From translating the patient’s clinical files and attempt effects to supplying thoughts, the neuropsychological overview comprises the technology and perform of neuropsychology, neurology, and mental sciences. The Little Black booklet of Neuropsychology brings the perform and examine of neuropsychology into concise step by step focus—without skimping on medical caliber. This specific overview reference enhances common textbooks by way of outlining symptoms, indicators, and proceedings in response to neuropsychological area (such as reminiscence, language, or govt function), with descriptions of attainable deficits concerned, inpatient and outpatient evaluation equipment, and attainable etiologies. extra chapters supply a extra conventional method of overview, discussing particular neurological issues and illnesses when it comes to their scientific positive aspects, neuroanatomical correlates, and overview and remedy concerns. Chapters in psychometrics offer for preliminary realizing of brain-behavior interpretation in addition to extra complex ideas for neuropsychology perform together with new diagnostic suggestions and research of swap in functionality over the years. For the trainee, starting clinician or pro professional, this straight forward presentation comprises ‘quick reference courses’ all through so as to upload to the perform armamentarium of starting and professional clinicians alike. Key gains of The Black booklet of Neuropsychology:
- Concise framework for realizing the neuropsychological referral.
- Symptoms/syndromes awarded in a convenient define structure, with dozens of charts and tables.
- Review of easy neurobehavioral exam approach.
- Attention to expert concerns, together with advances in psychometrics and diagnoses, together with tables for trustworthy swap for plenty of customary checks.
- Special “Writing stories such as you suggest It” part and guidance for answering referral questions.
- Includes appendices of functional details, together with neuropsychological formulary.
The Little Black e-book of Neuropsychology is an quintessential source for the variety of practitioners and scientists drawn to brain-behavior relationships. specific emphasis is equipped for trainees in neuropsychology and neuropsychologists. in spite of the fact that, the simple to take advantage of layout and concise presentation could be of specific price to interns, citizens, and fellows learning neurology, neurological surgical procedure, psychiatry, and nurses. eventually, lecturers of neuropsychological and neurological review can also locate this e-book worthwhile as a school room text.
"There is not any different e-book within the box that covers the scope of fabric that's within this finished textual content. The paintings can be most sensible summed up as being a medical neuropsychology postdoctoral residency in a booklet, with the freshest info on hand, in order that it's also an indispensible booklet for training neuropsychologists as well as scholars and residents…There is de facto no e-book like this on hand this present day. It skillfully brings jointly crucial foundationsof medical neuropsychology with the 'nuts and bolts' of each part of evaluate. It additionally reminds the extra weathered neuropsychologists between us of the fundamental price of neuropsychological assessment…the effect of the disorder at the patient’s cognitive functioning and behaviour may perhaps basically be objectively quantified via a neuropsychological assessment."
Arch Clin Neuropsychol (2011)first released on-line June thirteen, 2011
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“...The authors have actually reachd their aim of creating this e-book necessary for a large choice of pros at assorted phases of their profession. when it comes to neuropsychologists there's something for everybody, from the graduate scholar, to the clinician learning for the ABPP/ABCN exam, to the pro specialist who's searching out a superb refresher on numerous issues pertinent to neuropsychology. With the wealth of knowledge it offers, the identify of this ebook, The Little Black booklet of Neuropsychology turns out nearly an oxymoron, because the info it deals is something yet little”.
The medical Neuropsychologist, 2011, 25 (8), 1429-1431 first released on-line Nov three, 2011
Read the complete evaluate on-line at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13854046.2011.629780