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APA Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology

Shane S. Bush (editor)

ISBN: 9781433826948

Publication Date: Aug 2017

Format: Hardback

Clinical neuropsychology is a constantly evolving specialty, with important and exciting advances in many aspects of practice, and the application of clinical neuropsychology to forensic questions and issues is growing at a tremendous rate. This handbook covers the scientific and clinical neuropsychological advances and their application in forensic contexts.
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Clinical neuropsychology is a constantly evolving specialty, with important and exciting advances in many aspects of practice, and the application of clinical neuropsychology to forensic questions and issues is growing at a tremendous rate.

This handbook covers the scientific and clinical neuropsychological advances and their application in forensic contexts.

To accomplish this goal, the handbook:
  • Presents the theoretical, statistical, and ethical foundations of forensic neuropsychology.
  • Describes current assessment measures and procedures employed in forensic neuropsychology, with an emphasis on their empirical evidence base.
  • Integrates recently published empirical literature involving commonly encountered disorders and special populations.
  • Describes reporting, admissibility, and testimony issues involving neuropsychology in forensic matters.
  • Describes future directions involving the intersection of clinical neuropsychology and legal matters.
Pages 528
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Aug 2017
Publisher American Psychological Association
Series APA Handbooks in Psychology Series/APA Reference Books Collection
Subject/s Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology   Criminal or forensic psychology  
  • Editorial Board
  • About the Editor-in-Chief
  • Contributors
  • Series Preface
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • I. Theoretical, Statistical, and Ethical Foundations
  • 1. Fundamental Forensic Statistics: Statistics Every Forensic Neuropsychologist Must Know
  • 2. Ethical Practice in Forensic Neuropsychology
  • II. Assessment Measures and Procedures
  • 3. Beyond the Tests: Record Review, Interview, and Observations in Forensic Neuropsychology
  • 4. Selection of Tests and Batteries for Forensic Neuropsychological Evaluations
  • 5. Symptom and Performance Validity Assessment in Forensic Neuropsychology
  • 6. Neuroimaging Techniques in the Courtroom
  • III. Disorders and Special Populations
  • 7. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 8. Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
  • 9. Assessment of Psychiatric Disorders in Forensic Neuropsychological Evaluations
  • 10. Evolution, Forensic Implications, and Future of Somatic Symptom Disorders
  • 11. Chronic Pain and Neuropsychological Assessment
  • IV. Special Topics and Populations
  • 12. The Veteran's Disability Examination: Considerations for Neuropsychologists
  • 13. Neuropsychological Evaluations in Disability Determinations
  • 14. Civil Capacities
  • 15. Competency to Stand Trial and Criminal Responsibility in Forensic Neuropsychology Practice
  • 16. Diversity Considerations in Forensic Neuropsychology
  • V. Neuropsychology in the Courtroom
  • 17. Forensic Neuropsychological Reports
  • 18. Admissibility of Neuropsychological Evidence
  • 19. Neuropsychological Testimony
  • 20. Forensic Neuropsychology and the Legal Consumer
  • VI. Future Directions
  • 21. Technology and Computerized Assessments: Current State and Future Directions
  • 22. Education and Training in Forensic Neuropsychology
  • Index
Shane S. Bush is director of Long Island Neuropsychology, PC and is a neuropsychologist with the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, USA. He is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Geropsychology. He is a Past President and Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and has written more than 130 publications.

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