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Military neuropsychology /
Carrie H. Kennedy, Jeffrey L. Moore, editors.
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New York : Springer Pub., c2010.
description
xvi, 414 p.
ISBN
0826104487 (hbk.), 9780826104489 (hbk.)
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imprint
New York : Springer Pub., c2010.
isbn
0826104487 (hbk.)
9780826104489 (hbk.)
contents note
A history and introduction to military neuropsychology / Carrie H. Kennedy, Corwin Boake, Jeffrey L. Moore -- Ethical issues in military neuropsychology / Shane S. Bush, George M. Cuesta -- Fitness for duty / Mark P. Kelly, Kevin P. Mulligan, Mark C. Monahan -- Noncredible neuropsychological presentation in service members and veterans / Manfred F. Greiffenstein -- Blast injury and traumatic brain injury / Louis M. French ... [et al.] -- Acute battlefield assessment of concussion/mildTBI and return to duty evaluations / Jeffrey T. Barth ... [et al.] -- Head injury rehabilitation of military members / Treven C. Pickett, Mark C. Bender, Eugene Gourley -- ADHD and learning disorders / David W. Hess ... [et al.] -- HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders in the military / Steven Paul Woods ... [et al.] -- The neuropsychological functioning of prisoners of war following repatriation / Jeffrey L. Moore -- Cognitive sequelae of sustained operations / Nancy J. Wesensten and Thomas J. Balkin -- Neuropsychological correlates of PTSD : a military perspective / Jennifer J. Vasterling ... [et al.] -- Cognition and decision-making in extreme environments / Jeffrey A. McNeil, C.A. Morgan, III -- The future of military neuropsychology / Robert A. Seegmiller, Robert L. Kane.
catalogue key
7146351
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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This work covers the features of neuropsychological evaluations in the miltary. It presents an examination of the assessment needs of various military populations, focusing on traumatic brain injury, and the neurocognitive aspects of stress related problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder and decison making under stress.
Long Description
This text covers the unique features of neuropsychological evaluations in the military. The author presents a thorough examination of the assessment needs of various military populations, with a special emphasis on traumatic brain injury, and the neurocognitive aspects of stress-related problems - such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and decision-making under stress. The chapters of the book are designed to integrate theory and application, and include case study examples as well as a review of the latest research. This book discusses the development of neuropsychology and its advances in the military. It presents methods of dealing with military issues, such as head injuries, HIV, PTSD, learning disorders, and more. It explains the importance of baseline testing, stress research, and multiple brain injury rehabilitation techniques.
Main Description
Neuropsychology is quickly becoming the needs specialty area in the military health care system. Military health care and Veterans Administration facilities are hiring psychologists and neuropsychologists at rapid rates in order to provide timely services to active duty and veteran populations. This book serves as a comprehensive resource that combines cutting-edge literature, poignant case examples, and current practices to help neuropsychologists better understand and attend to the needs of military populations.
Main Description
..".this foundational volume on military neuropsychology should be on the bookshelf of every mental health clinician that may come in contact with military service members." --International Journal of Emergency Mental Health ..".an important text dedicated to this subspecialty in the larger field of neuropsychology...The book integrates in a coherent manner the different aspects of military neuropsychological practice and provides a clear clinical road map for neuropsychologists and other psychologists working with military personnel in various settings."--PsycCRITIQUES This text covers the unique features of neuropsychological evaluations in the military. The author presents a thorough examination of the assessment needs of various military populations, with a special emphasis on traumatic brain injury, and the neurocognitive aspects of stress-related problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and decision-making under stress. The chapters of the book are designed to integrate theory and application, and include case study examples as well as a comprehensive review of the latest research. Key Features: Discusses the development of neuropsychology and its advances in the military Presents methods of dealing with military issues, such as head injuries, HIV, PTSD, learning disorders, and more Explains the importance of baseline testing, stress research, and multiple brain injury rehabilitation techniques
Main Description
This text covers the unique features of neuropsychological evaluations in the military. The author presents a thorough examination of the assessment needs of various military populations, with a special emphasis on traumatic brain injury, and the neurocognitive aspects of stress-related problemssuch as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and decision-making under stress. The chapters of the book are designed to integrate theory and application, and include case study examples as well as a review of the latest research.
Table of Contents
Contributorsp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
A History and Introduction to Military Neuropsychologyp. 1
Ethical Issues in Military Neuropsychologyp. 29
Fitness for Dutyp. 57
Noncredible Neuropsychological Presentation in Service Members and Veteransp. 81
Blast Injury and Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 101
Acute Battlefield Assessment of Concussion/Mild TBI and Return-to-Duty Evaluationsp. 127
Head Injury Rehabilitation of Military Membersp. 175
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Learning Disordersp. 199
HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders in the Militaryp. 227
The Neuropsychological Functioning Prisoners of War Following Repatriationp. 267
Cognitive Sequelae of Sustained Operationsp. 297
Neuropsychological Correlates of PTSD: A Military Perspectivep. 321
Cognition and Decision Making in Extreme Environmentsp. 361
The Future of Military Neuropsychologyp. 383
Indexp. 405
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