OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

A Practical Guide to Geriatric Neuropsychology

ISBN : 9780199988617

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¥6,930
Author: 
Susan McPherson; Deborah Koltai Attix
Pages
224 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Apr 2018
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This book focuses on the skills required in testing and treating the older adult population, taking a practical approach to treatment and intervention. This book will be helpful for neuropsychologists interested in testing and providing recommendations for older adults and for psychologists interested in treating older adults.

Index: 

Chapter 1: The Aging Population in Clinical Practice
Chapter 2: Normal Aging
Chapter 3: Factors Impacting Clinical Interaction and Performance
Chapter 4: The Clinical Interview
Chapter 5: Cognitive Screening
Chapter 6: Neuropsychological Assessment in Geriatric Settings
Chapter 7: Psychiatric Disorders
Chapter 8: Capacity
Chapter 9: Feedback and Intervention
Chapter 10: Older Adults in the Work Force
Chapter 11: The Future of Healthcare
Notes
References
Index

About the author: 

Susan McPherson is a board-certified neuropsychologist with over 25 years of experience in working with older adults. She served as Director of the Neuropsychology laboratory for the UCLA Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Director of the Los Angeles Area Alzheimer's Outreach Project. She currently works in independent practice in Edina, MN.; Deborah Koltai Attix is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Neurology at Duke University School of Medicine.

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