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Pediatric Neuropsychological Intervention
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  • Page extent: 524 pages
  • Size: 247 x 174 mm
  • Weight: 1.12 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 618.92/8
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: RJ486.5 .P428 2007
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Pediatric neuropsychiatry
    • Pediatric neuropsychology
    • Brain Diseases--therapy
    • Adolescent
    • Brain Diseases--diagnosis

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Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521875509)

Pediatric neuropsychology is the practice of understanding and elucidating brain-behavior relationships as applied to children and adolescents. This 2007 volume examines trends in the assessment and treatment of common disorders including traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors, epilepsy, and autistic spectrum disorders. Its primary aim is to help practitioners and researchers identify and understand the evidence to support interventions with a range of acquired or congenital neuropsychological disorders. The text is divided into three sections. Section one provides a foundation by considering general issues relevant to assessment and treatment in pediatric neuropsychology. Section two guides practitioners in their approach to the use of interventions in a range of conditions and disorders, and the book closes with a section focusing on medical and experimental initiatives with an emphasis on interdisciplinary issues. This book is essential reading for pediatric neuropsychologists, child clinical psychologists and school psychologists, as well as pediatric neurologists and psychiatrists.

• Covers the assessment and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders • Emphasizes evidence-based interventions • Bridges the knowledge gaps between the professionals responsible for providing care

Contents

Part I. Fundamentals of Pediatric Neuropsychological Intervention: 1. Introduction Scott Hunter and Jacobus Donders; 2. A developmental approach to pediatric neuropsychological intervention Tara Spevack; 3. Empirical bases for assessment and intervention Elizabeth Sparrow; 4. Multicultural aspects of pediatric neuropsychological intervention and rehabilitation Julie Ries, B. Potter and Antolin Llorente; 5. Bridging neuropsychological practice with educational intervention Jennifer Maedgen and Margaret Semrud-Clikeman; Part II. Managing Neurocognitive Impairments in Children and Adolescents: 6. Traumatic brain injury Jacobus Donders; 7. Neuropsychological sequelae in children treated for cancer Marsha Nortz, Jannel Phillips and Douglas Ris; 8. Seizure disorders Lynn Blackburn, Frank Zelko and Hillary Shurtleff; 9. Autism spectrum disorders and social disabilities Julie Wolf, Deborah Fein and Natacha Akshoomoff; 10. Diagnosing and treating right hemisphere disorders Bonny Forrest; 11. Genetic syndromes associated with intellectual disability Bonita Klein-Tasman, K. D. Phillips and J. Kelderman; 12. Remediating specific learning disorders Karen Wills; 13. Managing attentional disorders Donna Palumbo and J. Diehl; 14. Managing dysexecutive disorders E. Mark Mahone and Beth S. Slomine; 15. Pediatric movement disorders Scott Hunter; 16. Management of children with disorders of motor control and co-ordination David Tupper; Part III. Medical, Rehabilitative and Experimental Interventions: 17. Pharmacological interventions for neurodevelopmental disorders Thomas Owley; 18. Quantitative EEG and neurofeedback Kevin Krull, M. R. George and D. Strother; 19. Neuroimaging and its role in developing interventions Erin Bigler; 20. Cognitive rehabilitation Robert Butler; 21. Neuropsychological rehabilitation of school-age children: an integrated team approach to individualized interventions George Prigatano and Sylvie Naar-King; Part IV. Future Directions: 22. Reflections on present and future interventions in neurodevelopmental disorders Eileen Fennell.

Reviews

Review of the hardback: 'Hunter and Donders have edited an invaluable resource … Overall, there is no doubt that this resource will be more often off rather than on the bookshelf.' Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society

Review of the hardback: 'The book should appeal to a wide audience, providing a concise review across a broad range of neuropsychological disorders and related issues. By summarising the latest evidence and frequent discussion of 'future directions' the book provides an interesting picture of the current state of paediatric neuropsychology.' Psychological Medicine

Review of the hardback: 'This timely review of intervention efforts should be mandatory reading for paediatric neuropsychologists.' Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Contributors

Scott Hunter, Jacobus Donders, Tara Spevack, Elizabeth Sparrow, Julie Ries, B. Potter, Antolin Llorente, Jennifer Maedgen, Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Marsha Nortz, Jannel Phillips, Douglas Ris, Lynn Blackburn, Frank Zelko, Hillary Shurtleff, Julie Wolf, Deborah Fein, Natacha Akshoomoff, Bonny Forrest, Bonita Klein-Tasman, K. D. Phillips, J. Kelderman, Karen Wills, Donna Palumbo, J. Diehl, E. Mark Mahone, Beth S. Slomine, David Tupper, Thomas Owley, Kevin Krull, M. R. George, D. Strother, Erin Bigler, Robert Butler, George Prigatano, Sylvie Naar-King, Eileen Fennell

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