Clinical Neuropsychology Study Guide and Board Review (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780190690021

Kirk Stucky; Michael Kirkwood; Jacobus Donders; Christine Liff
736 Pages
216 x 279 mm
Pub date
Mar 2020
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Clinical Neuropsychology Study Guide and Board Review, Second Edition provides an easy to study volume with sample questions and recommended readings that are specifically designed to help individuals prepare for the ABCN written examination. In addition, this book can be used as a teaching tool for graduate students and trainees at various levels. The book is divided into three sections: Section 1: Foundations of Clinical Neuropsychology; Section II: Fundamentals of Assessment; and Section III: Disorders and Conditions. The format is geared toward exam preparation and is much less dense than a typical textbook. Information is provided in a concise, outlined manner, with liberal use of bullets, boxes, illustrations, and tables that allow readers to easily review and integrate information into their already established knowledge base. To augment the study guide, a recommended readings list at the end of each chapter provides references to more comprehensive materials considered important or seminal in each topic area.Additionally, the book contains four 125-question mock exams designed to help readers study and prepare for the written exam. The answers to all questions are explained along with appropriate and supportive references.

Detailed charts and summary tables that facilitate conceptual learning
Concise coverage of pediatric, adult, and geriatric issues and conditions
Emphasis on critical teaching points relevant to current neuropsychological practice
Mock exam questions with answers and references at the end of every chapter relevant to the content
Four separate 125-question full-length mock exams with answers and references


Tables and Figures

Preface and Acknowledgements


1 Introduction

Kirk J. Stucky, Michael W. Kirkwood, and Jacobus Donders

2 How to Prepare for the Written Examination

Kirk J. Stucky

Section I Foundations of Clinical Neuropsychology

3 Important Theories in Neuropsychology: A Historical Perspective

Manfred Greiffenstein and Joel E. Morgan

4 Functional Neuroanatomy and Essential Neuropharmacology

Russell M. Bauer and Leslie S. Gaynor

5 Domains of Neuropsychological Function and Related Neurobehavioral Disorders

Lynn A. Schaefer and Nancy Hebben

6 The Neurologic Examination, Radiologic, and Other Diagnostic Studies

Yuka K. Matsuzawa, Hilary C. Bertisch and Joseph H. Ricker

7 Ethics in Clinical Neuropsychology

Shane S. Bush and Kirk J. Stucky

Section II Fundamentals of Assessment

8 Psychometrics, Test Design and Essential Statistics

Brigid Waldron-Perrine, Summar Reslan and Kenneth M. Adams

(with assistance from Scott R. Millis)

9 Test Administration, Interpretation, and Issues in Assessment

Mike R. Schoenberg, James G. Scott, Eric Rinehardt and Michelle Mattingly

10 Personality Assessment and Self-Report Instruments

Nathaniel W. Nelson, Leslie M. Guidotti Breting and Jerry J. Sweet

11 Cultural and Disability Issues in Neuropsychological Assessment

Daryl Fujii, Tedd Judd, Donna Morere and Desiree Byrd

12 Symptom and Performance Validity Testing

Glenn J. Larrabee and Michael W. Kirkwood

Section III Disorders and Conditions


13 Intellectual Disability

Jennifer L. Huffman

14 Autism Spectrum Disorder

Deborah Fein and Eva Troyb

15 Learning Disabilities

E. Mark Mahone, Robert L. Mapou and Emily C. Maxwell

16 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

John W. Kirk and Richard Boada


17 Prematurity

Amy K. Connery and Jennifer C. G. Larson

18 Chromosomal and Genetic Syndromes

Jennifer Janusz

19 Cerebral Palsy

Tara V. Spevack

20 Congenital and Acquired Hydrocephalus

Jack M. Fletcher

21 Toxic Exposure in Utero

Doug Bodin and Christine Clancy

22 Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders

Michael Westerveld

23 Central Nervous System Infections

Lauren Krivitzky and Katherine Baum

24 Multiple Sclerosis

Lana Harder, Christine D. Liff and William S. MacAllister

25 Cancers

Celiane Rey-Casserly and Mary-Ellen Meadows

26 Stroke

Kathleen Y. Haaland and Keith Owen Yeates

27 Delirium and Disorders of Consciousness

Kirk J. Stucky and Christine D. Liff

28 Hypoxic and Ischemic Brain Injury

William Garmoe and Sid Dickson

29 Traumatic Brain Injury

Kirk J. Stucky, Michael W. Kirkwood and Jacobus Donders

30 Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease

C. Munro Cullum and Christine D. Liff

31 Vascular Cognitive Impairment

Andrew A. Swihart

32 Frontotemporal Dementias

Shane S. Bush and Dominic A. Carone

33 Movement Disorders

Laura Lacritz and Dixie J. Woolston


34 Mood Disorders: Depression, Mania, and Anxiety

Mark T. Barisa

35 Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders

Robert M. Bilder, Amy M. Jimenez, Vidyulata Kamath, and Paul J. Moberg

36 Substance Use Disorders

Robin C. Hilsabeck and Eileen M. Martin

37 Integrative Health Approaches to Chronic Health Conditions and Somatic Symptom Disorders

Greg J. Lamberty and Wendy A. VanVoorst

Appendix A: First Full Length Practice Examination Questions

Appendix B: Second Full Length Practice Examination Questions

Appendix C: Third Full Length Practice Examination Questions

Appendix D: Fourth Full Length Practice Examination Questions

Appendix E: First Full Length Practice Examination Answers

Appendix F: Second Full Length Practice Examination Answers

Appendix G: Third Full Length Practice Examination Answers

Appendix H: Fourth Full Length Practice Examination Answers

Author Index

Subject Index

About the author: 

Kirk Stucky, PsyD is currently the chairman of the Department of Behavioral Health at Hurley Medical Center and an Assistant Professor for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Department of Medicine. Michael Kirkwood, PhD is Director of the Rehabilitation Psychology & Neuropsychology Program at Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, Colorado, and Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine. Jacobus Donders, PhD is currently the chief psychologist at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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