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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Boivin, Michael J.
Neuropsychology of Children in Africa : Perspectives on Risk and Resilience.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael J Boivin; Bruno Giordani
|Notes:||2.5 Guidelines for Adapting Existing Measures.|
|Description:||1 online resource (362 pages).|
|Contents:||Preface; The Purpose of This Book; The Professional Pilgrimage Leading to the Inception of This Book; Influences Shaping the Public Health Emphasis in the Neuropsychology of African Children; Student Collaborators and the Further Formation of This Book; Biocultural Co-constructivism as the Organizing Framework for This Book; References; Acknowledgments; Bruno Giordani; Michael J. Boivin; References; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1: An Introduction to the Neuropsychology of African Children Within a Co-constructivist Paradigm. 1.1 The Neurodevelopment of African Children: A Strategic Vantage Point1.1.1 Three Areas of Emphasis for Each Chapter; 1.1.2 Cross-Level Dynamic Biocultural Co-constructivism; 1.1.3 Principal Emphases of Li's Biocultural Co-constructivism; 1.1.4 Framework for Introductory Overview of Successive Chapters; 1.2 Approaches to Assessment of Very Young Children in Africa in the Context of HIV (Kammerer, Isquith, and Lundy); 1.3 Acknowledging Methodological Complexity in Assessing Children in HIV-Affected Communities (Kvalsvig, Taylor, Kauchali, and Chhagan). 1.4 Cognitive, Motor, and Behavioral Development of Orphans of HIV/AIDS in Institutional Contexts (Ferguson and Lee)1.5 Factors Contributing to the Psychosocial Adjustment of Ugandan Preschool Children with HIV/AIDS (Busman, Page, Oka, Giordani, and Boivin); 1.6 Examining the Psychosocial Adjustment and School Performance of Ugandan Children with HIV/AIDs (Busman, Oka, Giordani, and Boivin); 1.7 Screening for Neurodisability in Low-Resource Settings Using the Ten Questions Questionnaire (Lorencz and Boivin); 1.8 Language Development in Sub-Saharan Africa (Alcock and Alibhai). 1.9 Psychosocial Aspects of Malnutrition Among African Children: Antecedents, Consequences, and Interventions (Abubakar)1.10 Assessing the Effects of Maternal Anemia on Child Development in Benin (Bodeau-Livinec, Cot, Koura, and Boivin); 1.11 The Assessment of Skill Learning in African Children (Adi-Japha); 1.12 Neuropsychology of Severe Malaria in African Children (Holding and Boivin); 1.13 Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation Training (CCRT) for African Children with Brain Injury from Disease (Bangirana, Boivin, and Giordani). 1.14 Measurement of Cognitive Outcomes of At-Risk Children Using Novelty Processing in Rural Kenyan Children (Kihara)1.15 The Neuropsychology of Sickle-Cell Disease in West African Children (Ruffieux and Hauert); 1.16 Evidence for a Universal Brain/Behavior Omnibus Within a Co-constructivist Paradigm; References; Chapter 2: Approaches to Assessment of Very Young Children in Africa in the Context of HIV; 2.1 HIV and the Children of Africa; 2.2 Current Approaches to Assessment; 2.3 Measures Developed Within Africa; 2.4 Measures Adapted for Use in Africa.|
|Series Title:||Specialty topics in pediatric neuropsychology.|