Neuropsychological Formulation A Clinical Casebook by Jamie A.B. Macniven

By Jamie A.B. Macniven

This forward-looking reference defines and illustrates the method and topics of formula in neuropsychology and areas it within the leading edge of present perform. The e-book explains the kinds of knowledge that pass into formulations, how they're accumulated, and the way they're synthesized right into a clinically beneficial presentation describing mental stipulations caused by neurological disorder or harm. instances spotlight the relevance and suppleness of narrative- and diagram-based formula tools in coming near near a various diversity of concerns and stipulations, from decisional capability to cultural concerns, Huntington's ailment to deep dyslexia. all through this quantity, formula is proven as critical to therapy and rehabilitation making plans along medical evaluation, cognitive trying out, and diagnosis.

incorporated one of the topics:

  • The interface of neuroimaging with neuropsychological findings in annoying mind damage.
  • Neuropsychological facets of temporal-lobe epilepsy: looking evidence-based practice.
  • An integrative method of differential analysis of subarachnoid hemorrhage and Korsakoff’s dementia.
  • Educational disengagement following gentle TBI in childhood.
  • Themes within the formula of repeat assessments.
  • Cognitive neuropsychological formulation.

Formulation is key in stable neuropsychological review because it offers the root for acceptable intervention via bringi

ng jointly the result of assorted reviews right into a coherent entire. . . . Macniven’s compelling and positive ebook has assembled the world over recognized specialists from different backgrounds to supply illumination in their personal perspectives and ways to formula, which makes the booklet a excitement to learn and may determine it as crucial examining on medical psychology and neuropsychology education classes. – Professor Barbara A. Wilson OBE, Ph.D.,

D.Sc. Neuropsychologists, medical psychologists, and rehabilitation experts will locate Neuropsychological Formulation of severe significance not just to the literature of the sector, but in addition to the constructing position of scientific neuropsychology inside of healthcare systems.

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This interpretation is consistent with the performance of other patients with deep dyslexia reported in the literature. Three of them produced many errors, either visual or visual-then-semantic, that could be classified as neglect paralexias: thin → think; earl → deaf (case GR, Marshall and Newcombe 1966); bow → bowl; coward → Cowes (a place on the Isle of Wight; case KF, Shallice & Warrington 1975); revolt → revolver; charter → map (case DE, Patterson 1980). Siakaluk and Buchanan (2001) first described the case of a patient presenting with both right neglect dyslexia and deep dyslexia.

Prior to Megan’s school move, her academic work and reading was reported to be improving. She was in a nurture group at her previous school for the majority of her lessons. Premorbid personality, acquired cognitive and behavioural difficulties, psychological and emotional impact of life in social care, history of neglect and lack of 3 A Case of Traumatic Brain Injury in Adolescence, Complicated by a History … 43 early schooling are all contributing factors to Megan’s formulation. Megan demonstrated a very similar neuropsychological profile to her original assessment, though her results on testing of executive function were more impaired at the time of reassessment.

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