Child Neuropsychology: Assessment and Interventions for by Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Phyllis Anne Teeter Ellison

By Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Phyllis Anne Teeter Ellison

Child Neuropsychology courses therapists and neurologists towards universal pursuits: early, actual prognosis and finely centred interventions throughout disciplines. through interpreting the impacts of mind improvement on childrens and teenagers’ behavioral, cognitive, studying, and psychosocial skills and deficits, this groundbreaking quantity brings very important views to evaluate and therapy. top specialists Ellison and Semrud-Clikeman begin with the fundamentals of kid medical neuropsychology and useful neuroanatomy, taking readers via exam protocols and evaluate tools to therapy making plans and methods.

In this quantity, the authors handle the complete variety of neurodevelopmental pathologies, from studying disabilities to autism, ADHD to CNS issues, worrying mind damage to fetal alcohol syndrome. baby Neuropsychology demonstrates an built-in transactional version of rehabilitation and intervention ideas, displaying how households and faculty group of workers can collaborate with psychological well-being and doctors for powerful remedy with lasting effects. within this quantity, readers will discover:

  • Comprehensive overviews of the results of biogenic and environmental elements on mind development.
  • An in-depth consultant to evaluation batteries and diagnostic procedures.
  • An integrative framework modeling particular collaborative intervention.
  • Discussions of powerful scientific, behavioral, and social/educational treatments.
  • Richly designated case experiences making use of the authors’ ways to baby and teen-aged consumers with dyslexia, recognition deficit affliction, TBI, and seizure disorders.
  • Valuable tables, charts, and reference lists.

For scientific baby practitioners in addition to for complicated scholars, baby Neuropsychology includes the basic instruments had to meet the advanced demanding situations of diagnosing and treating brain-based illnesses.

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The Social Validity Manual: A Guide to Subjective Evaluation by Stacy L. Carter

By Stacy L. Carter

Utilized habit research is the technology of utilizing experimentally derived rules of habit to enhance socially major habit. The examine and alertness of ABA contributes to a variety of sensible parts, together with AIDS prevention, schooling, gerontology, language acquisition and parenting, and ABA-based interventions have won specific attractiveness within the final two decades regarding educating scholars with autism spectrum issues. Social Validity, an idea utilized in such behavioral intervention learn, makes a speciality of even if the objectives of remedy, the intervention concepts used and the results accomplished are appropriate, correct, and beneficial to the person in remedy. Judgments are made (often through medical trials) in regards to the results of the intervention in line with statistical value and importance of impact. basically, social validity indicators us as to if or now not the ABA-based intervention has had a palpable influence and really helped humans in ways in which are obvious in daily life.This scientific examine quantity deals an in depth overview of the extant findings on Social Validity, in addition to dialogue of newly rising elements which reemphasize the necessity for well-developed equipment of interpreting SV. easy conceptualizations, dimension, learn findings, functions, ethics, and destiny implications are mentioned in complete, and novel thoughts referring to again to medical remedy are supplied. the amount will supply readers an organization knowing of the final thought of SV, support them get to grips with the study equipment and findings, and educate them how one can identify and assessment the Social Validity of person interventions and remedy courses. Consolidates literature greatly disbursed throughout journals and publication chapters into unmarried sourceProvides dialogue of SV in better intensity and breadth than is located in different resources, which usually simply specialize in common conceptualization and extensive study findingsDescribes how proposal of SV may be influential in several parts of scientific perform

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Neuropsicologia della comunicazione Italian by Michela Balconi

By Michela Balconi

Le pi? recenti acquisizioni della neuropsicologia cognitiva hanno consentito di focalizzare los angeles natura dei processi linguistici e comunicativi, individuando i correlati fisiologici ed anatomici sottostanti alla produzione (encoding) e alla comprensione (decoding) del linguaggio. los angeles prima sezione intende esplorare i paradigmi, i metodi e gli strumenti della neuropsicologia "per" l. a. comunicazione. In particolare viene fornita una sintesi dei pi? recenti approcci di ricerca e degli strumenti empirici applicati allo studio del processo comunicativo, tra i quali l. a. rilevazione dei correlati fisiologici (indici periferici), cognitivi (indici centrali, tra cui i potenziali evento-correlati), e le rilevazioni mediante neuroimaging (come los angeles risonanza magnetica funzionale). Nella seconda sezione del contributo vengono prese in considerazione le componenti pragmatiche della comunicazione. Recenti modelli hanno focalizzato los angeles propria attenzione su alcuni fenomeni peculiari dello scambio comunicativo che evidenziano il ruolo prioritario del "voler dire" nella comunicazione ordinaria. Specificamente facciamo riferimento ai fenomeni dell’ironia e della comunicazione idiomatica, della metafora e, pi? in generale, del linguaggio iconico o figurato. Particolare attenzione sar? riservata alle recenti acquisizioni empiriche che hanno sottolineato l’indipendenza delle componenti pragmatiche rispetto al piano prettamente "linguistico". los angeles terza sezione del contributo intende analizzare il piano comunicativo non-verbale, con particolare attenzione alla comunicazione delle emozioni. Pi? specificamente vengono prese in considerazione le componenti mimiche (volto) e vocali (voce) nell’encoding e nel deciphering delle emozioni.

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Neuropsychologie psychischer Störungen by Stefan Lautenbacher, Siegfried Gauggel

By Stefan Lautenbacher, Siegfried Gauggel

Neuropsychologische Diagnostik und Therapie in der Psychiatrie und klinischen Psychologie

Lautenbacher und Gauggel stellen den state of the art neuropsychologischen Wissens bei psychischen Störungen zusammen:

  • Was muss ich als Psychologe/Psychiater über die Neuropsychologie psychischer Störungen wissen?
  • Welche Dysfunktionen gibt es bezüglich Kognition, Motivation, Emotion und Verhalten bei psychischen Störungen?

Für Psychologen und Psychiater aufbereitet: Bildgebung bei psychischen Störungen, neuropsychologische (Neben-)Wirkungen von Psychopharmaka, hormonelle Einflüsse auf neuropsychologische Leistungen. Störungskapitel vertiefen die neuropsychologischen Aspekte u.a. bei- Schizophrenie und affektiven Störungen,- Angst- und Zwangsstörungen, Entwicklungsstörungen,- ADHD,- Alkohol- und Substanzmissbrauch,- Demenz - Essstörungen. In der Neuauflage mit drei neuen Kapiteln: Neuropsychologie des Schlafes, des Ecstasy-Konsums und der Borderline-Störung.

Psychische Störungen neuropsychologisch betrachtet!

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Biologie des Geistesblitzes - Speed up your mind! by Henning Beck

By Henning Beck

Denken Sie, das Gehirn ist eine perfekte Rechenmaschine, die evolutionäre Krone aller Informationssysteme, die komplexeste Struktur des Universums, präziser und leistungsfähiger als jeder machine? Vergessen Sie das sofort! Das Gehirn ist ein Haufen voller eitler, fauler und selbstverliebter Zellen, die sich ständig verrechnen und dabei noch everlasting von ihren Nachbarn abgelenkt werden.

Da hält guy es kaum für möglich und doch geschieht das Wunder: Das Gehirn funktioniert! Sehr intestine sogar, denn Menschen sind im Gegensatz zu rechnenden Maschinen ausgesprochen kreativ.

„Wie das?“, magazine guy fragen und dieses Buch gibt die Antwort darauf. Fachlich fundiert und locker aufbereitet berichtet der deutsche technology Slam-Meister 2012 Henning Beck über das Zusammenspiel von Nerven- und ihren Helferzellen, erklärt, was once ein Geistesblitz überhaupt ist, wie er entsteht und used to be die Hirnforschung zum Thema Kreativität zu sagen hat.

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Consciousness Lost and Found: A Neuropsychological by Lawrence Weiskrantz

By Lawrence Weiskrantz

The phenomenon of "consciousness" is intrinsically regarding one's know-how of one's self, of time, and of the actual global. yet what if whatever should still occur to impair one's knowledge? What can we make of "consciousness" in these those that have suffered mind harm? those questions and extra are explored via Lawrence Weiskrantz, a extraordinary neuropsychologist, during this extraordinary examine human wisdom. it's been found that many mind broken participants keep intact capacities in what's referred to as `covert' processing. A blind sufferer, then, may very well be ready to "see" whereas an amnesiac sufferer can examine and hold details that she or he doesn't observe is reminiscence. in truth, in each significant category of illness during which sufferers lose cognitive skill are examples of preserved capacities. Weiskrantz makes use of his study into this phenomenon as a springboard towards a philosophical argument which, mixed with the most recent mind imaging reviews, issues tips to particular mind constructions that may be excited about wakeful understanding. He then takes his argument extra, asking even if animals who proportion a lot a similar mind anatomy as people proportion wisdom and the way that affects our assumptions approximately evolution in addition to our ethical and moral choice making. Written in an attractive, easy-to-read variety, awareness misplaced and located offers a distinct viewpoint on essentially the most hard matters in cutting-edge medical neighborhood.

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EMDR and Psychotherapy Integration: Theoretical and Clinical by Howard Lipke

By Howard Lipke

Before everything considered as some of the most odd tools of psychotherapy ever devised, EMDR (eye move desensitization and reprocessing) used to be brought to psychotherapists eleven years in the past while Dr. Francine Shapiro mentioned demonstrable quickly potent therapy effects. An early endorsement through the overdue Dr. Joseph Wolpe, a founding father of habit treatment, and confirmatory examine experiences have resulted in huge and quick recognition through practitioners.

Dr. Howard Lipke, the 1st clinician licensed by means of Dr. Shapiro to independently supply EMDR education, has written a publication which elaborates on Shapiro's sped up info Processing version in delivering what Lipke calls the 4 job version (FAM) of Psychotherapy. This version advances the mixing of EMDR thought and perform with dynamic, behavioral and humanistic tools, in addition to with earlier well-known integrative models.

Recognizing the commonalities in human healing/growth traditions, the textual content additionally deals healing feedback to be used of EMDR that depend upon the knowledge of formerly demonstrated psychotherapies in addition to that of faith and philosophy. whereas there's an emphasis on combat-related mental difficulties, Dr. Lipke demonstrates how wrestle trauma and therapy include the weather of a large variety of doubtless aggravating occasions and the remedy of harmful tension reactions.

Indeed, Dr. Lipke's EMDR and Psychotherapy Integration has helped fulfill the necessity for a scholarly paintings in this demonstrably powerful approach to psychotherapy.

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Neurobiology of Addiction by George F. Koob

By George F. Koob

Neurobiology of habit is conceived as a present survey and synthesis of crucial findings in our knowing of the neurobiological mechanisms of dependancy during the last 50 years. The booklet contains a scholarly creation, thorough descriptions of animal versions of dependancy, and separate chapters at the neurobiological mechanisms of dependancy for psychostimulants, opioids, alcohol, nicotine and cannabinoids. Key details is supplied in regards to the heritage, assets, and pharmacokinetics and psychopathology of habit of every drug category, in addition to the behavioral and neurobiological mechanism of motion for every drug classification on the molecular, mobile and neurocircuitry point of study. A bankruptcy on neuroimaging and drug habit presents a synthesis of intriguing new information from neuroimaging in human addicts - a special standpoint unavailable from animal reports. the ultimate chapters discover theories of habit on the neurobiological and neuroadaptational point either from a old and integrative standpoint. The publication accommodates assorted discovering with an emphasis on integration and synthesis instead of discrepancies or alterations within the literature. · offers a special point of view on dependancy that emphasizes molecular, mobile and neurocircuitry adjustments within the transition to habit · Synthesizes various findings at the neurobiology of habit to supply a heuristic framework for destiny paintings · gains broad documentation via various unique figures and tables that that would be necessary for figuring out and educating

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The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Whiplash: A Revised and by Icon Health Publications

By Icon Health Publications

This e-book has been created for sufferers who've made up our minds to make schooling and study an essential component of the remedy procedure. even though it additionally offers info priceless to medical professionals, caregivers and different health and wellbeing execs, it tells sufferers the place and the way to appear for info masking almost all issues concerning whiplash (also Acceleration flexion-extension neck harm; Cervical pressure; smooth tissue cervical hyperextension injury), from the necessities to the main complicated parts of study. The identify of this e-book comprises the note respectable. This displays the truth that the sourcebook attracts from public, educational, govt, and peer-reviewed learn. chosen readings from numerous organisations are reproduced to provide you a few of the most up-to-date legit details to be had so far on whiplash. Given sufferers' expanding sophistication in utilizing the web, ample references to trustworthy Internet-based assets are supplied all through this sourcebook. the place attainable, counsel is supplied on the best way to receive free-of-charge, basic learn effects in addition to extra particular details through the net. ebook and digital models of this sourcebook are absolutely interactive with all the websites pointed out (clicking on a link immediately opens your browser to the location indicated). Hard-copy clients of this sourcebook can sort mentioned internet addresses without delay into their browsers to procure entry to the corresponding websites. as well as vast references obtainable through the net, chapters contain glossaries of technical or unusual phrases.

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