More Details about The Handbook Of Forensic Neuropsychology 2nd Edition

General Information  
Author(s)JR Arthur MacNeill Horton and Lawrence C Hartlage
PublisherSPRINGER
Edition2nd Edition
ISBN9780826118851
Pages608
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearMarch 2010

Description

This book serves as an updated authoritative contemporary reference work intended for use by forensic neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, attorneys, judges, law students, police officers, special educators, and clinical and school psychologists, among other professionals. This book discusses the foundations of forensic neuropsychology, ethical/legal issues, practice issues and special areas and populations. Key topics discussed include the principles of brain structure and function, history of clinical neuropsychology, neuropsychology of intelligence, normative and scaling issues, and symptom validity testing and neuroimaging. Special areas and populations will include disability and fitness for duty evaluations, aging and dementia, children and adolescents, autism spectrum disorders, substance abuse, and Neurotoxicology. A concluding section focuses on the future of forensic neuropsychology.