Neuropsychology for Occupational Therapists: Cognition in Occupational Performance, 3rd Edition
March 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
Written in a clear and user-friendly style, this book provides a basic guide to normal cognition. The impact of cognitive impairments upon everyday living is explored and guidance is given upon the planning and implementation of rehabilitation to optimise occupational performance.
Chapter 1. Occupation and Cognitive Rehabilitation.
Chapter 2. Identifying and assessing cognitive impairments.
Chapter 3. Intervention for cognitive impairments.
PART 2 Components and disorders of cognition.
Chapter 4. Cognition, methods and processes.
Chapter 5. Visual perception, recognition and agnosia.
Chapter 6. Spatial abilities, construction, body scheme and finding the way.
Chapter 7. Attention and unilateral neglect.
Chapter 8. Memory and amnesia.
Chapter 9. Purposeful movement and apraxia.
Chapter 10. Executive functions.
Linda Gnanasekaran MSc, BSc(Hons) DipCOT FHEA, Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, London, UK.
- New section on the occupational therapy process in cognitive rehabilitation
- Activities for experiencing and observing cognitive function in everyday living
- Summaries of the functional consequences of cognitive impairment
- Suggestions for assessment and intervention
- Glossary of terms