Cognitive Rehabilitation, Second Edition

Cognitive Rehabilitation, Second Edition: An Integrative Neuropsychological Approach

Science, Study & Work
Hardback Published on: 26/07/2001
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Synopsis

Sohlberg and Mateer's landmark introductory text helped put cognitive rehabilitation on the map for a generation of clinicians, researchers, educators, and students. The second edition reflects advances in neuroscience and computer technology, coupled with changes in service delivery models. The authors describe a broad range of clinical interventions for assisting persons with acquired cognitive impairments--including deficits in attention, memory, executive functions, and communication--and for managing associated emotional and behavioral issues. For each approach, theoretical underpinnings are reviewed in depth and clinical protocols delineated. Difficult concepts are explained in a clear, straightforward fashion, with realistic case examples bringing the material to life. Also included are samples of relevant assessment instruments, rating scales, and patient handouts. Throughout, the volume emphasizes the need to work from a community perspective, providing a framework for forming collaborative partnerships with families and caregivers. It is an essential resource for professionals across a wide variety of rehabilitation specialties.

  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 9781572306134
  • Number of pages: 492
  • Weight: 780g
  • Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm

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