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1st Edition

Behavioural Approaches in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures

ISBN 9781841691831
Published November 19, 2003 by Psychology Press
160 Pages

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Book Description

The potential of behavioural approaches for improving the lives of people with acquired brain injury is immense. Here that potential is laid out and explored with a thoroughgoing regard for clinical practice and the theoretical frameworks that underpin that practice. This book will prove an invaluable resource for clinical psychologists and the whole range of therapists working with patients suffering from acquired brain damage.

Table of Contents

A Brief History of Behavioural Approaches in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. Assessment for Rehabilitation: Integrating Information from Neuropsychological and Behavioural Assessment. Planning a Rehabilitation Programme. Using a Behavioural Framework. Behavioural Approaches to Assessment and Management of People in States of Impaired Consciousness. Behavioural Approaches to the Remediation of Cognitive Deficits. Behavioural Approaches to Disruptive Disorders. Behavioural Approaches to Cooperation with Treatment: The Effects of Mood, Insight and Motivation. Educating Staff and Family Members in the Long Term Management of Behavioural Disorders.

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"This is an important and timely book that fills a gap in the literature. There are few other comparable texts that address the behavioural approach to rehabilitation at this level of detail. The material addresses clinical concerns as well as theoretical issues. It is supported by research evidence demonstrating the close links between clinical and research expertise." - Nadina Lincoln, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK

"This book will be a valuable and practical resource for clinical psychology trainees and for qualified clinical psychologists working with brain-injured clients. It provides an accessible framework and illustrative case material to guide practice for professionals working with neurological rehabilitation, including occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, social workers, nurses and doctors." - Professor Jane Powell, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths College, UK