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A compendium of neuropsychological tests : administration, norms, and commentary

Author: Esther Strauss; Elisabeth M S Sherman; Otfried Spreen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
Designed to serve as a guidebook that provides a comprehensive overview of the essential aspects of neuropsychological assessment practice. Also intended as a comprehensive sourcebook of critical reviews of major neuropsychological assessment tools for the use by practicing clinicians and researchers. Written in a comprehensive, easy-to-read reference format, and based on exhaustive review of research literature in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Reference works
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Strauss; Elisabeth M S Sherman; Otfried Spreen
ISBN: 0195159578 9780195159578
OCLC Number: 61130794
Notes: Revised edition of: A compendium of neuropsychological tests / Otfried Spreen, Esther Strauss. 2nd ed. 1998.
Description: xvii, 1216 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Psychometrics in neuropsychological assessment --
Norms selection in neuropsychological assessment --
History taking --
Test selection, test administration, and preparation of the patient --
Report writing and feedback sessions --
General cognitive functioning, neuropsychological batteries, and assessment of premorbid intelligence --
Achievement tests --
Executive functions --
Attention --
Memory --
Language tests --
Tests of visual perception --
Tests of somatosensory function, olfactory function, and body orientation --
Tests of motor function --
Assessment of mood, personality, and adaptive functions --
Assessment of response bias and suboptimal performance.
Responsibility: Esther Strauss, Elisabeth M.S. Sherman, Otfried Spreen.
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Presents critical reviews of major neuropsychological assessment tools. This book provides information concerning theoretical background, norms, reliability, validity, and utility of tests. It  Read more...


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"The second edition was an exceptional book that could be found in almost any neuropsychology office. The third edition continues this excellence...The third edition is significantly updated and Read more...

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