Cognitive Rehabilitation: An Integrative Neuropsychological by McKay Moore Sohlberg

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Sohlberg and Mateer's landmark textual content, creation to Cognitive Rehabilitation, helped positioned cognitive rehabilitation at the map for a new release of clinicians, researchers, educators, and scholars. Now, greater than a decade later, the self-discipline has come of age. This new quantity offers a entire evaluate of this fast-evolving box. greater than a revised version, the textual content displays the dramatic effect of contemporary advances in neuroscience and desktop know-how, coupled with alterations in carrier supply types. The authors describe a huge variety of scientific interventions for helping individuals with bought cognitive impairments -- together with deficits in consciousness, reminiscence, government capabilities, and conversation -- and for dealing with linked emotional and behavioral matters. for every strategy, theoretical underpinnings are reviewed extensive and scientific protocols delineated. tough techniques are defined in a transparent, hassle-free style, with practical case examples bringing the fabric to lifestyles. additionally incorporated are samples of proper evaluation tools, ranking scales, and sufferer handouts. all through, the hot quantity emphasizes the necessity to paintings from a neighborhood point of view, supplying a framework for forming collaborative partnerships with households and caregivers.

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