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Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychologyby Cecil R. Reynolds
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Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology Third Edition Edited by Cecil R. Reynolds, Texas A&M University Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, University of Northern Colorado The past decade has brought important advances in our understanding of the brain, particularly its influence on the behavior, emotions, and personality of children and adolescents. In the tradition of its predecessors, the third edition of the Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology enhances this understanding by emphasizing current best practice, up-to-date science, and emerging theoretical trends for a comprehensive review of the field. Along with the Handbook's impressive coverage of normal development, pathology, and professional issues, brand-new chapters highlight critical topics in assessment, diagnostic, and treatment, including: The role and prevalence of brain dysfunction in ADHD, conduct disorder, the autistic spectrum, and other childhood disorders.The neuropsychology of learning disabilities.Assessment of Spanish-speaking children and youth.Using the PASS (planning, attention, simultaneous, successive) theory in neurological assessment.Forensic child neuropsychology.Interventions for pediatric coma.With singular range, timeliness, and clarity, the newly updated Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsycholgy reflects and addresses the ongoing concerns of practitioners as diverse as neuropsychologists, neurologists, clinical psychologists, pediatricians, and physical and speech-language therapists.
This third edition of the Handbook of Clinical Child Neuropsychology enhances our understanding of the subject by emphasizing current best practice, up-to-date science, and emerging theoretical trends for a comprehensive review of the field.
Every chapter has been updated to reflect current thought and research in the field. Chapters devoted to specialized tests in neuropsychology have been updated to reflect new editions of these popular instruments. Special topic chapters have been added such as working in pediatric coma rehabilitation, using the planning, attention, sequential, simultaneous theory of neuropsychological processes, additions on ADHD, and more appear written by the leading experts and practitioners in these fields to reflect the demands of current practice in clinical child neuropsychology.
The definitive book on the field, this thoroughly updated edition is the most comprehensive resource for the application of neuropsychology to brain-related disorders in children and adolescents. New topics cover pediatric HIV and traumatic brain injury, memory and learning disabilities, ADHD, substance abuse disorders, and other medical problems. Other chapters describe new assessment techniques and behavioral neuroimaging. The Second Edition provides practitioners and students with the latest authoritative findings for the diagnosis and treatment of neuropsyhcological disorders.
Table of Contents
Foundations and Current Issues:Development of Neuropsychology as a Professional Psychological Specialty: History, Training, and Credentialing; L.C. Hartlage, C.J. Long.Development of the Child's Brain and Behavior; B. Kolb, B. Fantie.Neurodevelopmental Anomalies and Malformations; G. Hynd, et al.
Higher Cortical Functions in Children:Neural, Cognitive and Behavioral Perspectives; L.V. Majovski.Mechanisms and Development of Hemispheric Specialization in Children; M. Kinsborne.
Neuropsychological Diagnosis:Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Batteries for Children; N.L. Nussbaum, E.D. Bigler.The Nebraska Neuropsychological Children's Battery; C.J. Golden.Applications of the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC) in Neuropsychological Assessment; C.R. Reynolds, et al.A Neuropsychological Paradigm for Understanding Common Educational and Psychological Tests; R.C. D'Amato, et al.Assessment of Children's Memory Skills; C.R. Reynolds, E.D. Bigler.
Techniquesof Intervention:Neurocognitive Interventions for Childhood and Adolescent Disorders: A Transactional Model; P.A. Teeter.The Biofeedback Treatment of Neurological and Neuropsychological Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence; R.L. Hodes, A.R. Woodard.Approaches to the Cognitive Rehabilitation of Children with Neuropsychological Impairment; K.D. McCoy, et al.Pediatric Brain Injury Rehabilitation in a Neurodevelopmental Milieu; E. Fletcher-Janzen, H.D. Kade.
Treating Traumatic Brain Injury in theSchools:Mandates and Methods; R.A. Haak, R. Livingston.
SpecialTopics in Clinical Child Neuropsychology:Neuropsychological Aspects of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; C.A. Boliek, J.E. Obrzut.Neuropsychological and Neurobehavioral Sequelae Associated with Pediatric HIV Infection; A.M. Llorente, et al.Child Behavioral Neuropsychology; A. M. Horton, Jr.Neuropsychological Sequelae of Chronic Medical Disorders in Children and Youth; R.A. Berg, J.C. Linton.Coping and Adjustment of Children with Neurological Disorder; T.B. Whelan, M.L. Walker.
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