Handbook of forensic neuropsychology [electronic resource] / editors, Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr., Lawrence C. Hartlage.

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Edition:2nd ed.
Published: New York : Springer Pub. Co., c2010.
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Format: Electronic eBook
Summary: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.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvii, 588 p.) : ill.
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Other format:Print version: Handbook of forensic neuropsychology. 2nd ed. 9780826118851
Notes:Title from e-book title screen (viewed August 24, 2010).
Bib#: 1330568
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780826118868 (electronic bk.)
0826118860 (electronic bk.)