Clinical Neuropsychology and the Psychological Care of Persons with Brain Disorders

Clinical Neuropsychology and the Psychological Care of Persons with Brain Disorders

The administration of psychological care to persons with brain disorders requires a series of skills that integrate the knowledge of clinical neuropsychology with developmental psychology, psychotherapy, rehabilitation, and the study of the humanities. In Clinical Neuropsychology and the Psychological Care of Persons with Brain Disorders, Dr. Prigatano describes his approach to this complex topic. He reviews some of the defining characteristics of human nature, and blends that discussion with an understanding of how the brain normally develops and declines with age. The psychological struggles of people at each stage of development are further described as different brain disorders occur at different times in development.

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Publisher Oxford University Press
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ISBN 0190645946
Pages 480 pages
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