Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Mark Sherer
  • Angelle M. Sander

Part of the Clinical Handbooks in Neuropsychology book series (CHNEURO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Tresa Roebuck-Spencer, Alison Cernich
      Pages 3-23
    3. Julie Griffen, Robin Hanks
      Pages 25-45
  3. Assessment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Mark Sherer, Joseph T. Giacino, Matthew J. Doiron, Allison LaRussa, Sabrina R. Taylor
      Pages 49-75
    3. Thomas F. Bergquist, Maya Yutsis, Jackie L. Micklewright
      Pages 77-94
    4. Nicholas J. Pastorek, Tracy L. Veramonti
      Pages 95-110
    5. Elisabeth A. Wilde, Jill V. Hunter, Erin D. Bigler
      Pages 111-136
  4. Intervention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Joseph T. Giacino, Christopher G. Carter, Carrie Charney, Denise Ambrosi, Matthew J. Doiron, Seth Herman et al.
      Pages 139-156
    3. Risa Nakase-Richardson, Clea C. Evans
      Pages 157-172
    4. Angelle M. Sander, Laura M. van Veldhoven
      Pages 173-190
    5. Keith D. Cicerone, Kacey Little Maestas
      Pages 191-211
    6. Margaret A. Struchen
      Pages 213-231
    7. Mark Sherer, Jennifer Fleming
      Pages 233-255
  5. Special Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 309-309
    2. Mary R. Prasad, Linda Ewing-Cobbs
      Pages 311-329
    3. Felicia C. Goldstein, Harvey S. Levin
      Pages 331-343
  6. Mild TBI

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 345-345
    2. William B. Barr
      Pages 347-369
    3. Maria Easter Cottingham, Kyle Brauer Boone
      Pages 371-388
    4. Heather G. Belanger, Alison J. Donnell, Rodney D. Vanderploeg
      Pages 389-412
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 413-420

About this book


From student athletes to professional football players to military personnel, the experiences of diverse groups are driving clinical and research efforts toward better treatment of traumatic brain injury. And as more is understood about the complexities of the condition, especially in its milder forms, the greater the need for clinical expertise in assessment and intervention. 

The Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury collects and synthesizes the latest thinking on the condition in its variety of cognitive and behavioral presentations, matched by a variety of clinical responses. Acknowledging the continuum of injury and the multi-stage nature of recovery, expert contributors review salient research data and offer clinical guidelines for the neuropsychologist working with TBI patients, detailing key areas of impairment, brief and comprehensive assessment methods, and proven rehabilitation strategies. Taken together, these chapters provide a framework for best serving a wide range of TBI patients (including children, elders, and patients in multidisciplinary settings) and model treatment that is evidence-based and relevant. A sample of the topics featured in the Handbook:


  • Bedside evaluations in TBI.
  • Outcome assessment in TBI.
  • Collaborating with family caregivers in the rehabilitation of persons with TBI.
  • Behavioral assessment of acute neurobehavioral syndromes to inform treatment.
  • Pediatric TBI: assessment, outcomes, intervention.
  • Special issues with mild TBI in veterans and active duty service members.

Expanding professional knowledge on a topic that continues to grow in importance, the Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury is a premier resource, not only for neuropsychologists but also for other professionals in cognitive care, and trainees entering the field.




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Editors and affiliations

  • Mark Sherer
    • 1
  • Angelle M. Sander
    • 2
  1. 1.TIRR Memorial Hermann, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Texas Medical School at HoustonHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Baylor College of Medicine/Harris Health System, Brain Injury Research Center, TIRR Memorial HermannHoustonUSA

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