Cognitive Rehabilitation: An Integrative Neuropsychological Approach
McKay Moore Sohlberg, Catherine A. Mateer
Guilford Press, May 25, 2001 - Psychology - 492 pages
This new volume provides a comprehensive overview of this fast-evolvin g field. More than a revised edition, the text reflects the dramatic i mpact of recent advances in neuroscience and computer technology, coup led with changes in service delivery models. The authors describe a br oad range of clinical interventions for assisting persons with acquire d cognitive impairments--including deficits in attention, memory, exec utive functions, and communication--and for managing associated emotio nal and behavioral issues. For each approach, theoretical underpinning s are reviewed in depth and clinical protocols delineated. Difficult c oncepts are explained in a clear, straightforward fashion, with realis tic case examples bringing the material to life. Also included are sam ples of relevant assessment instruments, rating scales, and patient ha ndouts. Throughout, the new volume emphasizes the need to work from a community perspective, providing a framework for forming collaborative partnerships with families and caregivers.
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