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Author Ogden, Jenni A., 1948-
Title Fractured minds : a case-study approach to clinical neuropsychology / Jenni A. Ogden.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, [2005]
Edition Second edition.

Author Ogden, Jenni A., 1948-
Series OUP E-Books.
Subject Clinical neuropsychology -- Case studies.
Nervous System Diseases.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 397 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- 1 Introduction to Clinical Neuropsychology -- 2 The Neuropsychological Assessment -- 3 Marooned in the Moment: H.M., a Case of Global Amnesia -- 4 Out of Control: The Consequences and Treatment of Epilepsy -- 5 The Breakdown of Language: Case Studies of Aphasia -- 6 A Body in the Mind: A Case of Autotopagnosia -- 7 Out of Mind, Out of Sight: A Case of Hemineglect -- 8 Vision Without Knowledge: Visual Object Agnosia and Prosopagnosia -- 9 The Impaired Executive: A Case of Frontal-Lobe Dysfunction -- 10 Beating the Odds: Severe Traumatic Brain Injury and the Importance of Ongoing Rehabilitation -- 11 The Unseen Injury: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury -- 12 Explosions in the Mind: A Case of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- 13 Twenty Years Too Late: Organic Solvent Neurotoxicity -- 14 Tomorrow Is Another Day: Living with Multiple Sclerosis -- 15 Mind Over Matter: Coping with Parkinson's Disease -- 16 Huntington's Disease: A Family Challenged -- 17 Dementia: A Family Tragedy -- 18 Split Brain, Split Mind? Case L.B. -- 19 A Whole Life with Half a Brain: Kate's Story -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Last Page.
Summary Introduces the reader to clinical neuropsychology through case descriptions of adults who have suffered brain damage. At one level, this is a book about the courage to triumph over illness and disability when coping with a brain disorder. On another level, it is a textbook that provides a view of the practice of clinical neuropsychology.
ISBN 9780198038276 (electronic bk.)
0198038275 (electronic bk.)
9780195171358 (Cloth)
0195171357 (Cloth)
0195171365 (paper alk. paper)
OCLC # 71792287
Additional Format Print version: Ogden, Jenni A. Fractured minds. 2nd ed. New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005 0195171357 0195171365 (DLC) 2004053118 (OCoLC)55588953.

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