Download e-book for kindle: Fractured Minds: A Case-Study Approach to Clinical by Jenni Ogden

By Jenni Ogden

ISBN-10: 0195171357

ISBN-13: 9780195171358

ISBN-10: 0195171365

ISBN-13: 9780195171365

Fractured Minds introduces the reader to scientific neuropsychology via bright case descriptions of adults who've suffered mind harm. At one point, it is a e-book in regards to the braveness, humor, and resolution to overcome disorder and incapacity that many "ordinary humans" show while dealing with the intense pressure of a mind affliction. On one other point, it's a well-referenced and updated textbook that gives a holistic view of the perform of medical neuropsychology. incorporated are reader-friendly descriptions and factors of a variety of neurological issues and neuroscientific innovations. introductory chapters are via 17 chapters that every specialize in a particular illness and contain examine, scientific evaluate, rehabilitation, and a close case examine. issues diversity around the complete spectrum from universal ones corresponding to worrying mind harm and dementia, to infrequent issues reminiscent of autotopagnosia. all of the sixteen chapters retained from the 1st version has been revised to mirror present examine and medical advances. 3 new chapters on a number of sclerosis, Parkinson's sickness, and Huntington's sickness include dialogue of significant present subject matters resembling genetically-transmitted ailments, genetic counseling, gene transplantation, sensible neurosurgery, and the advanced moral concerns that move hand-in-hand with those new ideas. This informative and interesting publication should be of curiosity to scholars of medical psychology, neuropsychology, and neurology, well-being pros who paintings with neurological sufferers, neurological sufferers and their households, and lay readers who're easily excited about the brain and brain.

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