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Neuropsychological Assessment in Clinical Practice: A Guide to Test Interpretation and Integration

Neuropsychological Assessment in Clinical Practice: A Guide to Test Interpretation and Integration

Gary Groth-Marnat (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-19325-8

Feb 2000

672 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$160.00

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Neuropsychological Assessment in Clinical Practice A Guide to Test Interpretation and Integration Written with the graduate student and practicing clinician in mind, this book covers today's most important issues in neuropsychological assessment, including:
* Strategies for interviewing and interpretive guidelines to the most frequently used assessment instruments
* Instructions for using test results to develop treatment and case plans
* WISC-III, WAIS-III, WMS III, Halstead-Reitan, Luria Nebraska, and additional tests organized according to various functional domains
* Principles, guidelines, and examples of how to write problem-oriented, effective neuropsychological reports
Praise for Gary Groth-Marnat's Handbook of Psychological Assessment, Third Edition ""A commendable volume in which the author condenses information, normally in several locations, into one reading."" -Contemporary Psychology ""The general purpose of this handbook is to provide a reference and instructional guide for professionals and students who are conducting psychological assessments. This purpose has been splendidly realized by Groth-Marnat, who has combined current scientific and clinical understanding and clear writing with an excellent sense of organization."" -Psychology
OVERVIEW AND INTRODUCTION TO NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT.

Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment (G. Groth-Marnat).

Neuropsychological Assessment: Contexts for Contemporary Clinical Practice (A. Stringer & M. Nadolne).

Overview of Neurology (M. Selby).

The Assessment Interview in Clinical Neuropsychology (R. Sbordone).

TEST BATTERIES IN NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT.

The Wechsler Intelligence Scales (G. Groth-Marnat, et al.).

The Wechsler Memory Scales (M. Franzen & G. Iverson).

The Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Battery (D. Broshek & J. Barth).

The Luria Nebraska Neuropsychological Battery (C. Golden, et al.).

FREQUENTLY USED TESTS ACCORDING TO FUNCTIONAL DOMAINS.

Learning and Memory (E. Helms).

Language and Academic Abilities (B. Johnstone, et al.).

Attention (J. Ponsford).

Visuoconstructive Abilities (P. Lacks).

The Executive Functions of the Brain (R. Sbordone).

Assessment of Emotional Functioning with the MMPI-2 (C. Gass).

INTEGRATION OF TEST RESULTS.

Neuropsychological Assessment and Treatment Planning (C. Lemsky).

Report Writing in Clinical Neuropsychology (M. Williams & T. Boll).

Appendix.

Glossary.

Indexes.