Advertisement

A Brief Overview of Four Principles of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

  • George P. Prigatano
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)

Abstract

Throughout the United States and Europe, economic support for various health-related services is diminishing. As part of this economic tidal wave, rehabilitation services for persons with an acquired brain injury likewise have been reduced. The failure to clarify which types of rehabilitation services are efficacious for specific patient groups has further compounded this problem. Too often, no clear scientific database is available to counter decisions based more on economic concerns than on the needs of patients (Prigatano, 1996b).

Keywords

Traumatic Brain Injury Brain Injury Impaired Awareness Acquire Brain Injury Cognitive Remediation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. American Heritage Dictionary. (1976). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, p. 1045.Google Scholar
  2. Ben-Yishay,Y., and Diller, L. (1993). Cognitive remediation in traumatic brain injury: Update and issues. Archives of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, 74, 204–213.Google Scholar
  3. Ben-Yishay, Y., and Prigatano, G.P. (1990). Cognitive remediation. In E. Griffith, M. Rosenthal, M. R. Bond, and J. D. Miller (Eds.), Rehabilitation of the adult and child with traumatic brain injury (pp. 393–409 ). Philadelphia: E. A. Davis.Google Scholar
  4. Bisiach, E., and Geminiani, G. (1991). Anosognosia related to hemiplegia and hemianopia. In G. P. Prigatano and R. R. Schacter (Eds.), Awareness of deficit after brain injury. Clinical and theoretical issues (pp. 17–39 ). New York: Oxford University.Google Scholar
  5. Brodai, A. (1973). Self-observations and neuro-anatomical considerations after a stroke. Brain, 96, 675–694.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Chapman, L. E, and Wolf, H. G. (1959). The cerebral hemispheres and the highest integrative functions of man. Archives of Neurology, 1, 357–424.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Corkin, S., Rosen, T. J., Sullivan, E. V., and Clegg, R.A. (1989). Penetrating head injury in young adulthood exacerbates cognitive decline in later years. Journal of Neuroscience, 9, 3876–3883.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. Cutting, J. (1978). Study of anosognosia. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 41, 548–555.Google Scholar
  9. Diamond, B. J., DeLuca, J., and Kelley, S. M. (1997). Memory and executive functions in amnesic and non-amnesic patients with aneurysms of the anterior communicating artery. Brain, 120, 1015–1025.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Geschwind, N. (1985). Mechanisms of change after brain lesions. In F. Nottebohm (Ed.), Hope for a new neurology (pp. 4–11 ). New York: New York Academy of Sciences.Google Scholar
  11. Goldstein, K. (1942). Aftereffects of brain injury in war. New York: Grune and Stratton.Google Scholar
  12. Goldstein, K. (1952). The effect of brain damage on the personality. Psychiatry, 15, 245–260.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  13. Luria, A.R. (1948/1963). Restoration of function after brain trauma (in Russian). Moscow: Academy of Medical Science ( London: Pergamon, 1963 ).Google Scholar
  14. Luria, A. R., Naydin, V. L., Tsvetkova, L. S., and Vinarskaya, E. N. (1969). Restoration of higher cortical function following local brain damage. In P. J. Vinken and G. W. Bruyn (Eds.), Handbook of clinical neurology (Vol. 3, pp. 368–433 ). Amsterdam: North-Holland.Google Scholar
  15. Mesulam, M. M. (1985). Principles of behavioral neurology. Philadelphia: F. W. Davis.Google Scholar
  16. Prigatano, G. P. (1989). Bring it up in milieu: Toward effective traumatic brain injury rehabilitation interaction. Rehabilitation Psychology, 34, 135–144.Google Scholar
  17. Prigatano, G. P. (1991a). Disturbances of self-awareness of deficit after traumatic brain injury. In G. P. Prigatano and D. L. Schacter (Eds.), Awareness of deficit after brain injury: Theoretical and clinical implications (pp. 111–126 ). New York: Oxford University.Google Scholar
  18. Prigatano, G. P. (1991b). Science and symbolism in neuropsychological rehabilitation after brain injury. The Tenth Annual James C. Hemphill Lecture, November 7, 1991, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.Google Scholar
  19. Prigatano, G. P. (1995). 1994 Sheldon Berrol, MD, Senior Lectureship: The problem of lost normality after brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 10, 87–95.Google Scholar
  20. Prigatano, G. P. (1996a). Behavioral limitations TBI patients tend to underestimate: A replication and extension to patients with lateralized cerebral dysfunction. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 10, 191–201.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Prigatano, G. P. (1996b). Neuropsychological rehabilitation after brain injury: Scientific and professional issues. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 3, 1–10.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. Prigatano, G. P. (in press). Principles of neuropsychological rehabilitation. New York: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  23. Prigatano, G. P., and Altman, I. M. (1990). Impaired awareness of behavioral limitations after traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, 71,1058–1063.Google Scholar
  24. Prigatano, G. P., and Klonoff, P. S. (1998). A clinician’s rating scale for evaluating impaired self-awareness and denial of disability after brain injury. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 12(1), 56–67.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. Prigatano, G. P., and Wong, J. L. (1997). Speed of finger tapping and goal attainment after unilateral cerebral vascular accident. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 78, 847–852.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Prigatano, G. P., and Wong, J. L. (1999). Cognitive and affective improvement in brain dysfunctional patients who achieve inpatient rehabilitation goals. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 80 (1), 77–84.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. Prigatano, G. P, Fordyce, D. J., Zeiner, H. K., Roueche, J. R., Pepping, M., and Wood, B. (1984). Neuropsychological rehabilitation after closed head injury in young adults. Journal ofNeurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 47, 505–513.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. Prigatano, G. P., Fordyce, D. J., Zeiner, H. K., Roueche, J. R., Pepping, M., and Wood, B. (1986). Neuropsychological rehabilitation after brain injury. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University.Google Scholar
  29. Prigatano, G. P, Klonoff, P. S., O’Brien, K. P, Altman, I., Amin, K., Chiapello, D. A., Shepherd, J., Cunningham, M., and Mora, M. (1994). Productivity after neuropsychologically oriented, milieu rehabilitation. Journal of Head Trauma and Rehabilitation, 9, 91–102.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. Prigatano, G. P., Ogano, M., and Amakusa, B. (1997). A cross-cultural study on impaired self-awareness in Japanese pa- tients with brain dysfunction. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology, 10, 135–143.Google Scholar
  31. Prigatano, G. P., Bruna, O, Mataro, M., Munoz, J. M., Fernandez, S., and Junque, C. (1998). Initial disturbances of consciousness and resultant impaired awareness in Spanish patients with traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 13 (5), 29–38.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. Rattok, J., Ben-Yishay, D., Lakin, P., Piasetsky, E., Ross, B., Silver, S., Vakil, E., Zide, E., and Diller, L. (1992). Outcome of different treatment mixes in a multidimensional neuropsychological rehabilitation program. Neuropsychology, 6, 3395–3414.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. Roland, P. E. (1993). Brain activation. New York: Wiley-Liss.Google Scholar
  34. Roses, A. D., and Saunders, A. M. (1997). ApoE, Alzheimer’s disease, and recovery from brain stress. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 826, 200–212.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. Sherer, M., Boake, C., Levin, E., Silver, B. V, Ringholz, G., and High, W. (1998). Characteristics of impaired awareness after traumatic injury. Journal of International Neuropsychological Society, 4, 380–387.Google Scholar
  36. Starkstein, S. E., Fedoroff, J. P., Price, T. R., Leiguarda, R., and Robinson, R. G. (1992). Anosognosia in patients with cerebrovascular lesions. A study of causative factors. Stroke, 23, 1446–1453.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. Tardiff, B. E., Newman, M. E, Saunders, A. M., Strittmatter, W. J., Blumenthal, J. A., White, W. D., Croughwell, N. D., Davis, R. D., Jr., Roses, A. D., and Reyes, J. G. (1997). Preliminary report of a genetic basis for cognitive decline after cardiac operations. The Neurologic Outcome Research Group of the Duke Heart Center. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 64(3), 715–720.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  38. Thomsen, I. V. (1984). Late outcome of very severe blunt head trauma: A 10–15 year second follow-up. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 47, 260–268.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. von Monakow, C. (1885). Experimentelle and pathologisch-anatomische Untersuchungen über die Beziehungen der sogentannen Sehsphäre zu den infracorticalen Opticuscentren and zum N. opticus. Archives fir Psychiatrie, 16, 151–199.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  40. Weinstein, E. A., and Kahn, R. L. (1955). Denial of illness: Symbolic and physiological aspects. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  41. Zangwill, O. L. (1947). Psychological aspects of rehabilitation in cases of brain injury. British Journal of Psychiatry, 37, 60–69.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • George P. Prigatano
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of Clinical Neuropsychology, Barrow Neurological InstituteSt. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical CenterPhoenixUSA

Personalised recommendations