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Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology

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

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