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Neuropsychological assessment by Muriel Deutsch Lezak

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Neuropsychological tests,
  • Psychodiagnostics,
  • Neurophysiology,
  • Psychological tests,
  • Psychophysiology

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMuriel Deutsch Lezak.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP360 .L52 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 768 p. :
Number of Pages768
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3488283M
ISBN 100195030397
LC Control Number82007937

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  Neuropsychological Assessment is an ideal book for neuropsychological students and new graduates, and the latest revision ensures that it continues to be relevant and up-to-date." — PETER J ANDERSON, PH.D., Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne and the University of Melbourne,Brand: Oxford University Press. Clinical neuropsychology is an applied science dealing with the cognitive and behavioral manifestation of brain dysfunction. As with all psychological evaluations, neuropsychological assessment involves the patient in a process of answering clinical questions and responding to unique clinical situations that vary somewhat from patient to. Neuropsychological assessment is the normatively informed application of performance-based assessments of various cognitive skills. Typically, neuropsychological assessment is performed with a battery approach, which involves tests of a variety of cognitive ability areas, with more than one test per ability by: Collaborative Therapeutic Neuropsychological Assessment. Edited by Tad T. Gorske, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. Steven R. Smith, University of California at Santa Barbara. Perhaps the greatest challenge faced by neuropsychological assessment is its image as a bearer of bad news, i.e., the diagnosis of cognitive impairment.