Jerry J. Sweet
Taylor & Francis
Published January 1, 1999
Reference - 556 Pages
ISBN 9789026515446 - CAT# RU40189
Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition
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Part 1: Essential Psychometrics.S. Berent, C.L. Swartz, Introduction. W. Drew Gouvier, Base Rates and Clinical Decision Making in Neuropsychology. S.H. Putnam, J.H. Rickers, S.R. Ross, J.E. Kurtz, Considering Premorbid Functioning: Beyond Cognition to a Conceptualization of Personality in Postinjury Functioning. Part 2: Practice Expertise. E.J. Rankin, R.L. Adams, The Neuropsychological Evaluation: Clinical and Scientific Foundations. L. Bieliauskas, The Measurement of Personality and Emotional Functioning. T. Kay, Interpreting Apparent Neuropsychological Deficits: What is Really Wrong? D.C. Osmon, Complexities in the Evaluation of Executive Functions. R.J. Sbordone, T.J. Guilmette, Ecological Validity: Prediction of Everyday and Vocational Functioning from Neuropsychological Test Data. J.J. Sweet, Malingering: Differential Diagnosis. J.P. Rosenfeld, J.W. Ellwanger, Cognitive Psychophysiology in Detection of Mailingered Cognitive Defecit. Part 3: Relevant Populations. R.M. Ruff, A.M. Richardson, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. D.E. Hartman, Neuropsychology and the (Neuro) Toxic Tort. R. Lorber, H. Yurk, Special Pediatric Issues: Neuropsychological Applications and Consulations in Schools. Part 4: Parameters of the Forensic Arena. J. Sherrod Taylor, The Legal Environment Pertaining To Clinical Neuropsychology. P.R. Less-Haley, L.J. Cohen, The Neuropsychologist as Expert Witness: Toward Credible Science in the Courtroom. Conclusion. B.P. Rourke, Afterword.
'Comprehensive and complete, Sweet's book covers a very complex area with a great depth and insight. It offers an excellent overview of previous research whiile presenting new ideas and viewpoints relevant to the current environment.' -- Paul Satz, Neuropsychiatric Institue, UCLA.
'Without qualification, Forensic Neuropsychology: Fundamentals and practice is an exceptional text. It offers a scientist practioner model for integrating relevant clinical neuropsychological knowledge and focused applications of practice methodologies for forensic settings. It defines the objective scientific practice of Forensic Neuropsychology that should also be the model for clinical neuropsychology more generally. This book should be considered required reading for forensic clinicians and clinical neuropsychologists.' --Michael F. Martelli, Rehabilitation neuropsychology Concussion Care Centre, Pinnacle Rehabilitation and Tree of Life, Virgina, in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.