Fractured Minds: A Case-Study Approach to Clinical Neuropsychology

Fractured Minds: A Case-Study Approach to Clinical Neuropsychology

Jenni Ogden


Fractured Minds introduces the reader to medical neuropsychology via bright case descriptions of adults who've suffered mind harm. At one point, it is a e-book concerning the braveness, humor, and backbone to overcome disorder and incapacity that many "ordinary humans" reveal while dealing with the intense rigidity of a mind affliction. On one other point, it's a well-referenced and updated textbook that offers a holistic view of the perform of scientific neuropsychology. incorporated are reader-friendly descriptions and causes of a variety of neurological problems and neuroscientific thoughts. introductory chapters are through 17 chapters that every concentrate on a selected affliction and comprise examine, scientific overview, rehabilitation, and a close case learn. problems variety around the complete spectrum from universal ones akin to annoying mind harm and dementia, to infrequent problems corresponding to autotopagnosia. all the sixteen chapters retained from the 1st version has been revised to mirror present examine and scientific advances. 3 new chapters on a number of sclerosis, Parkinson's disorder, and Huntington's illness contain dialogue of vital present subject matters equivalent to genetically-transmitted ailments, genetic counseling, gene transplantation, sensible neurosurgery, and the complicated moral concerns that pass hand-in-hand with those new options. This informative and interesting booklet could be of curiosity to scholars of medical psychology, neuropsychology, and neurology, overall healthiness pros who paintings with neurological sufferers, neurological sufferers and their households, and lay readers who're easily excited about the brain and brain.

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