Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology

Publication Year: 2010

Edition: 2nd

Authors/Editor: Horton, Arthur MacNeill; Hartlage, Lawrence

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-611885-1

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This book serves as an updated authoritative contemporary reference work intended for use by forensic neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, attorneys, judges, law students, police officers, special educators, and clinical and school psychologists, among other professionals.

This book discusses the foundations of forensic neuropsychology, ethical/legal issues, practice issues and special areas and populations. Key topics discussed include the principles of brain structure and function, history of clinical neuropsychology, neuropsychology of intelligence, normative and scaling issues, and symptom validity testing and neuroimaging.

Special areas and populations will include disability and fitness for duty evaluations, aging and dementia, children and adolescents, autism spectrum disorders, substance abuse, and Neurotoxicology. A concluding section focuses on the future of forensic neuropsychology.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Horton, Arthur MacNeill; Hartlage, Lawrence
ISBN: 978-0-82-611885-1
Specialty:
Psychology
Neuropsychology
Clinical Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 2nd
Pages: 608
Year: 2010

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