Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment
Neuropsychological testing can identify changes in cognition,behavior, and emotion; aid in determining the cause of a disorderor developmental problem; and assist clinicians in planningtreatment and rehabilitation. To use these tests properly,professionals need an authoritative source of advice and guidanceon how to administer, score, and interpret them. Now fully revisedand in a second edition, Essentials of NeuropsychologicalAssessment is that source.
Completely updated to include the most current instruments,including the Delis-Kaplan Executive Function System (D-KEFS), theWechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fourth Edition (WISC-IV),the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV), andthe Wechsler Memory Scale-Fourth Edition (WMS-IV), Essentials ofNeuropsychological Assessment, Second Edition presents an overviewof the assumptions, logic, knowledge base, and skills underlyingthe practice of neuropsychological assessment. Neuropsychologicalexperts Nancy Hebben and William Milberg describe how clinicalhistory, behavioral observations, and formal test results are usedto make inferences about the contribution of brain dysfunction topsychological functioning.
Like all the volumes in the Essentials of PsychologicalAssessment series, this book is designed to help busy mentalhealth professionals quickly acquire the knowledge and skills theyneed to make optimal use of major neuropsychological assessmentinstruments. Each concise chapter features numerous callout boxeshighlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensiveillustrative material, as well as test questions that help yougauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered.
Essentials of Neuropsychological Assessment, SecondEdition provides comprehensive instruction on neuropsychologicaltest administration, scoring, interpretation, and report writing.It also addresses practical and conceptual issues related toneuropsychological assessment in geriatric, pediatric, forensic,and other specialized settings.
Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries:
Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment
Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment, Second Edition
Essentials of WIAT-II and KTEA-II Assessment
Essentials of WJ IIITM Cognitive Abilities Assessment
Essentials of WJ IIITM Tests of Achievement Assessment
Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment
Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition
Essentials of KABC-II Assessment
Essentials of NEPSY Assessment
Essentials of Executive Function Assessment
Essentials of Processing Assessment