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The neuropsychology of psychopathology

Dean, Raymond S.

New York : Springer Pub. Co. c2013

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  • Title:
    The neuropsychology of psychopathology
  • Author: Dean, Raymond S.; Noggle, Chad A.
  • Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co.
  • Creation Date: c2013
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (535 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Subjects: Clinical psychology; Neuropsychology; Psychology, Pathological
  • Description: This clinical reference presents an advanced discussion and application of neuropsychological practice by addressing the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the major forms of psychopathology. The book focuses on the neuropathological and pathophysiological basis of various symptoms with emphasis on the biological basis of each disorder. The text goes beyond the emotional and behavioral aspects of each disorder and views the broader impact of symptoms, including their functional implications (e.g., cognitive deficits with depression). With contributions from leading scholars and practition
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Section I:Principles of Psychopathology; Chapter 1: The Neuropsychology of Psychopathology: Historical Shifts; Introduction; Historical Views of Psychopathology; Modern Shifts in The Neurobiology of Psychopathology; Current Trends and Movements; Summary; References; Chapter 2: Pediatric Versus Adult Psychopathology: Differences in Neurological and Clinical Presentations; Externalizing Disorders; Internalizing Disorders; Summary; References; Chapter 3: Neuroanatomy of Pleasure and Emotion; Introduction
    Emotion and MotivationHedonic Processing: Basic and Higher-Order Pleasures; The Orbitofrontal Cortex (OFC); Functional Neuroanatomy of the Human OFC; Sensory Pleasures; Social Pleasures: Face Processing; Subjective Pleasantness; Deep Brain Pleasures; Summary; References; Section II:Forms of Psychopathology; Chapter 4: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Developmental and Behavioral Sequelae; Neuropsychological Sequelae; Neuropathology and Pathophysiology; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: The Enigma of Learning Disabilities: Examination via a Neuropsychological Framework
    The Enigma of Specific Learning Disabilities: A Neuropsychological FrameworkReferences; AppendixA; Chapter 6: Autism Spectrum Disorders; Introduction; Emergence of the Concept of Autism; Current Diagnostic Criteria; Ontogeny of Ad: Early Signs; Early Developmental Trajectory; Neuropathology And Pathophysiology of Ad; Brain Structure And Development; Assessment; Advanced Diagnostic Considerations and Practices; Contemporary Modes of Treatment; Conclusion; Acknowlegments; References; Chapter 7: Conduct and Oppositional Defiant Disorders; Introduction
    Neuropathology and Pathophysiology of ODD and CDNeuropsychological and Behavioral Sequelae; Advanced Diagnostic Considerations and Practices; Contemporary Modes of Treatment; Summary; References; Chapter 8: Tic Disorders; Introduction: Advanced Diagnostic Considerations and Practices; Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology of Tic Disorders; Neuropsychological and Behavioral Sequelae; Contemporary Modes of Treatment; Summary; References; Chapter 9: Depressive Disorders; Introduction; Genetics of Depresion; Pathophysiology and Neuropathology of Depressive Disorders; Neuropathology of Depression
    Frontal CerebrumSubcortical Regions; Neuropsychological Sequelae; Advanced Diagnostic Considerations and Practices; Contemporary Modes of Treatment; Summary; References; Chapter 10: Bipolar Disorders; Introduction; Genetic Findings; Neuropathology and Pathophysiology: Postmortem Findings; Neuropathology and Pathophysiology: Neuroimaging Findings; Neuropsychological Features; Neurocognitive Deficits in Euthymia; Neurocognitive Deficits in Depression and Mania; Neurocognitive Deficits and Psychosis in BD; Social Cognitive Deficits in BD; Neurocognitive Deficits In BD I and BD II
    Diagnostic Practices
  • OCLC Number: 819629888
  • Identifier: ISBN0-8261-0701-X