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The Handbook of Memory Disorders, 2nd Edition

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The Handbook of Memory Disorders, 2nd Edition

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The eagerly awaited 2nd edition of this classic handbook is acritical, thorough account of memory disorders relating toneurological processes and to developmental and acquired braindamage and presents comprehensive sections on theory, assessment,treatment and management of memory disorders.

Written by a truly international team of experts, this completelyupdated edition offers an authoritative review of the key areas ofresearch and development in this field.

? Completely updated and expanded

? New sections and chapters reflect many of the biggest growthareas in the field in recent years, such as confabulation, falsememory and the frontal lobes

? Written by an international team of experts
About the Editors.

List of Contributors.

Preface.

Preface to the First Edition.

SECTION I: THEORETICAL BACKGROUND.

The Psychology of Memory (A. Baddeley).

Neurobiological Foundations of Human Memory (D. Tranel and A.Damasio).

Functional Neuroimaging of Memory (M. Rugg).

The Medial Temporal Lobe and Memory for Facts and Events (J. Mannsand L. Squire).

Connectionist Models for Memory Disorders (J. Murre).

Psychopharmacology of Human Memory (H. Curran and H.Weingartner).

SECTION II: VARIETIES OF MEMORY DISORDER.

The Amnesic Syndrome: Overview and Subtypes (M. O'Connor and M.Verfaillie).

Theories of Anterograde Amnesia (A. Mayes).

Retrograde Amnesia (M. Kopelman).

Transient Global Amnesia (G. Goldenberg).

Recovery of Memory Function in Neurological Disease (N. Kapur andK. Graham).

Neuropsychological Impairments of Verbal Short-term Memory (G.Vallar and C. Papagano).

Neuropsychological Impairments of Visual and Spatial Working Memory(S. Della Sala and R. Logie).

Disorders of Semantic Memory (J. Snowden).

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Confabulation: A Review and a Model(A. Gilboa and M. Moscovitch).

Frontal Lobes and Memory (J. Baldo and A. Shimamura).

Posttraumatic Amnesia and Residual Memory Deficit after Closed HeadInjury (H. Levin and G. Hanten).

Schizophrenia (P. McKenna et al.).

Memory and Emotional Disorder (T. Dalgleish and S. Cox).

Psychogenic Amnesia (M. Kopelman).

SECTION III: DEVELOPMENT AND MEMORY.

Memory Development During the Childhood Years (S.Gathercole).

Children with Intellectual Disabilities (S. Vicari and G.Carlesimo).

Developmental Amnesias and Accquired Amnesias of Childhood (C.Temple).

Memory in Elderly People (J. Kester et al.).

The Memory Deficit in Alzheimer's Disease (J. Becker and A.Overman)

Memory Disorders in Subcortical Dementia (J. Brandt and C.Munro).

SECTION IV: ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF MEMORY PROBLEMS.

Assessment of Memory Disorders (B. Wilson).

Separating Memory from Other Cognitive Disorders (D. Howieson andM. Lezak).

Management and Remediation of Memory Problems in Brain-injuredAdults (B. Wilson).

Assessment and Management of Memory Problems in Children (J.Middleton).

Assessment and Intervention in Dementia of Alzheimer Type (L.Clare).

Reducing the Impact of Cognitive Impairment in Dementia (B.Woods).

External Memory Aids and Computers in Memory Rehabilitation (N.Kapur et al.).

Emotional and Social Consequences of Memory Disorders (R.Tate).

Author Index.

Subject Index.
“…incorporates several changes and additions that reflect the progress that has been made…promises to be a valuable resource…” (The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Vol 57A(5), 2004)