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© 2000

International Handbook of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

  • Anne-Lise Christensen
  • B. P. Uzzell
Book

Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Acute Care Management and Brain Recovery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Carsten Kock-Jensen, Graham M. Teasdale
      Pages 3-8
    3. Donald G. Stein
      Pages 9-32
  3. Neuropsychological Assessment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Gérard Deloche, Georges Dellatolas, Anne-Lise Christensen
      Pages 81-92
    3. Elkhonon Goldberg, Dmitri Bougakov
      Pages 93-112
  4. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Yehuda Ben-Yishay
      Pages 127-135
    3. Anne-Lise Christensen
      Pages 151-163
  5. Regional Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Programs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Leonard Diller
      Pages 167-182
    3. Ellen Daniels-Zide, Yehuda Ben-Yishay
      Pages 183-193
    4. Pamela S. Klonoff, David G. Lamb, Steven W. Henderson, Marie V. Reichert, Susan L. Tully
      Pages 195-213
    5. Lance E. Trexler, Rebecca Eberle, Giuseppe Zappalá
      Pages 215-229
    6. Barbara A. Wilson, Jonathan Evans, Sue Brentnall, Sheila Bremner, Clare Keohane, Huw Williams
      Pages 231-246

About this book

Introduction

I am extraordinarily pleased to have been asked by Drs. Christensen and Uzzell to write the foreword for this handbook. This handbook is the result of the most recent of a series of con­ ferences held in Copenhagen, Denmark, at five-year intervals over the past 15 years, under the guidance and leadership of Dr. Anne-Lise Christensen, and under the sponsorship of the Egmont Foundation, which must be acknowledged as well for its constant support of this in­ ternational effort. The participants in these conferences are all internationally renowned clinicians and sci­ entists. These experts represent not only the area of neuropsychology, but disciplines ranging from fundamental neurophysiology and neuroanatomy, to medical and financial perspectives on neurological injury and recovery. The participants have, to a significant extent, remained re­ markably constant over this period, and this has allowed increasing intimacy among them both professionally and personally. One felicitous result of this camaraderie has been that the con­ ferences have evolved with an increased focus on topics of the broadest interest across disci­ plines. One aspect of such a continuing dialogue across disciplines is that specific areas of mutual interest are explored in depth, allowing cross-fertilization of ideas to occur.

Keywords

Nervous System Neurorehabilitation health psychology neurology neuropsychology rehabilitation

Editors and affiliations

  • Anne-Lise Christensen
    • 1
  • B. P. Uzzell
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Rehabilitation of Brain Injury (CRBI)University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.Memorial Neurological AssociationHoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title International Handbook of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
  • Editors Anne-Lise Christensen
    Barbara P. Uzzell
  • Series Title Critical Issues in Neuropsychology
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-5569-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-46174-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4419-3324-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4757-5569-5
  • Series ISSN 1572-4565
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 381
  • Number of Illustrations 13 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Neuropsychology
    Health Psychology
    Neurology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site

Reviews

"[...] recommend this highly readable and informative reference in neuropsychological rehabilitation. Many aspects of neuropsychological rehabilitation remain controversial, but the present text has integrated useful perspectives spanning research and clinical practice in an evenly balanced and conversant manner."
(Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (June 2000)