The text provides a lifespan developmental approach to neuropsychology. It addresses the many issues in neuropsychological assessment that differ between younger and older adults. It describes the symptoms, neuropathology, diagnostic considerations, and treatment options of common neurological disorders associated with aging. It also addresses special considerations related to geriatric neuropsychology, such as ethical issues, family systems issues, decision-making capacity, cultural consideration, and medical/medication/substance use issues. Additionally, a list of resources for the elderly and their families is also provided.
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|Size: ||2.3 MB|
|Publisher: ||Taylor & Francis|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781135423162 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|