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Handbook of forensic neuropsychology by Arthur MacNeill Horton Jr. EdD ABPP ABPN, Lawrence C.

By Arthur MacNeill Horton Jr. EdD ABPP ABPN, Lawrence C. Hartlage PhD ABPP ABPN

This e-book brings jointly first-class contributions spanning the ancient foundation of neuropsychology in forensic perform, moral and criminal matters, and useful instruction....The editors have performed an exceptional task in supplying us with a quantity that represents cutting-edge in forensic neuropsychology. This quantity will also be necessary for graduate scholars, fellows, and practitioners in scientific neuropsychology."

--Igor Grant, MD,
Executive Vice Chair, UCSD division of Psychiatry

This e-book serves as an up to date authoritative modern reference paintings meant to be used by way of forensic neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, legal professionals, judges, legislation scholars, cops, specified educators, and scientific and faculty psychologists, between different execs.

This booklet discusses the principles of forensic neuropsychology, ethical/legal matters, perform matters and certain parts and populations. Key themes mentioned comprise the foundations of mind constitution and serve as, heritage of scientific neuropsychology, neuropsychology of intelligence, normative and scaling matters, and symptom validity checking out and neuroimaging.

Special parts and populations will comprise incapacity and health for accountability reviews, getting older and dementia, kids and young people, autism spectrum problems, substance abuse, and Neurotoxicology. A concluding part specializes in the way forward for forensic neuropsychology.

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