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Neuropsychological Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
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Neuropsychological Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Publication Year: 2000
Edition: 1st ed.
Authors/Editor: Raskin, Sarah A.; Mateer, Catherine A.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-195-08527-3
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 76
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This book is designed for neuropsychologists, counseling and rehabilitation psychologists, and other rehabilitation professionals who work with individuals who have sustained brain injuries of mild to moderate severity.

Despite the importance of the problem, strikingly little has been written about effective approaches to the treatment of individuals with mild to moderate brain injury. This book provides a context for understanding and evaluating the common consequences of such injuries and offers both theoretical perspectives and practical suggestions for helping individuals to adjust to and compensate for residual difficulties.

Early chapters focus on different domains of cognitive functioning, while later chapters describe clinical approaches to helping clients manage common emotional reactions such as depression, irritability, and anxiety. While the book acknowledges and discusses the controversy about the origins of persistent symptoms following mild brain injures, it does not focus on the controversy. Rather, it adopts a "what works" approach to dealing with individuals who have persistent symptoms and perceptions that contribute to disability and to emotional distress. Many of these individuals benefit significantly from neuropsychological intervention.

Case examples throughout the book illustrate the adaptation of cognitive, cognitive-behavioral, and traditional psychotherapeutic approaches to individuals with mild to moderate brain injury. Self-regulation and self-management of both cognitive failures and emotional responses are described as appropriate and effective in this population.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Raskin, Sarah A.; Mateer, Catherine A.
  • ISBN: 978-0-195-08527-3
  • Specialty:
    Clinical Psychology
    Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Pages: 290
  • Illustrations: 6
  • Year: 2000
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 76

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