Concussive Brain Trauma: Neurobehavioral Impairment & Maladaptation, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Concussive Brain Trauma

Neurobehavioral Impairment & Maladaptation, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

CRC Press

879 pages

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Focusing on a public health problem affecting millions of people of all ages, the second edition of Concussive Brain Trauma: Neurobehavioral Impairment and Maladaptation reflects Dr. Rolland S. Parker's more than 25 years of neuropsychological practice and research in traumatic brain injury and stress, and his prior experience as a clinical psychol

Table of Contents

Concussion: Not Always "Minor" Head Injury. Introduction to the Postconcussion Syndrome. The Central Nervous System: Organization of Behavior. Acute Alterations of Consciousness. The Internal Milieu: Brain and Body. Biomechanics and Tissue Injuries. Acute Brain and Somatic Injury. The Acute Stress Response. Chronic Posttraumatic Stress: Injury, Disease, and Burnou. Comorbid Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Concussion. Disorders of Sensation, Motion, and Body Schema. Vocal Motor Disorders. Chronic Pain and Posttraumatic Headaches. Chronic Posttraumatic Disorders of Consciousness. Cognition, Language, and Intelligence. Posttraumatic Personality Disorders . Children's Brain Trauma. Outcome and Treatment: Concussive Trauma

About the Originator

Dr. Parker received his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Arts and Science of New York University, where he studied with David Wechsler, Zygmunt A. Piotrowski, and Hans-Lukas Teuber. He was Adjunct Professor of Clinical Neurology at the New York University School of Medicine, a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology, and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.

He specialized as a neuropsychologist, evaluating and treating persons who had incurred traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress, and authored many books and articles written for the general and professional public in the areas of personal development and traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Parker organized and was President and Program Director of The New York Academy of Traumatic Brain Injury, Inc., for 10 years. His educational programs, which qualified for both Medical and Psychological Continuing Education credits, received the NYU Medical School Honors for Extramural Distinction.

He practiced in hospitals, clinics, and private practice as a psychological examiner, and as a group or one-on-one psychotherapist for adults and children.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience