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Neuropsychological testing can identify changes in cognition,behavior, and emotion; aid in determining the cause of the change(e.g., neurologic disease, psychiatric disorders, or developmentalproblems); and assist clinicians in planning treatment andrehabilitation. To use these tests properly, professionals need anauthoritative source of advice and guidance on how to administer,score, and interpret them. Written by two leading experts inneuropsychological assessment, Essentials of NeuropsychologicalAssessment is that source.

Like all the volumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries, this book is designed to help busy mental healthprofessionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills they need tomake optimal use of major psychological assessment instruments.Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxes highlightingkey concepts, bulleted points, and extensive illustrative material,as well as test questions that help you gauge and reinforce yourgrasp of the information covered.

Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment provides comprehensiveinstruction on test administration, scoring, and interpretation.The authors also address practical and conceptual issues related toneuropsychological assessment in geriatric, pediatric, forensic,and other specialized settings, as well as the essentials of reportwriting and common neuropsychological syndromes.
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ISBN: 9780471215899
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