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Title Neuropsychology of Asians and Asian-Americans : practical and theoretical considerations / J. Mark Davis, Rik Carl D'Amato, editors
Published New York : Springer, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 193 pages)
Series Issues in diversity in clinical neuropsychology
Issues in diversity in clinical neuropsychology
Contents Overview of Issues Related to Serving Asian and Asian American Clients / J. Mark Davis -- Ethical Considerations in Neuropsychological Assessment of Asian Heritage Clients / Anthony T. Dugbartey -- Linguistic Factors and Language Assessment of Asians / Andrew Moody -- Society and Acculturation in Asian American Communities / Tieyuan Guo and Soo Yun Uhm -- Mental Illness from an Asian American Perspective / Soo Yun Uhm -- Understanding Differences in Cognition Across the Lifespan: Comparing Eastern and Western Cultures / Charles Zaroff, Rik Carl D'Amato and H. Allison Bender -- Understanding the Neuroscience of Clients with Asian Heritage / Margaret Semrud-Clikeman and Jesse Bledsoe -- Clinical Interviewing and Qualitative Assessment with Asian Heritage Clients / Esther Yuet Ying Lau -- Neuropsychological Test Selection with Clients Who Are Asian / Cynthia A. Riccio, Hyunhee Yoon and Anita Sohn McCormick -- What Do We Need to Know Before Serving Asian and Asian American Clients? / Rik Carl D'Amato, Yuan Yuan Wang and J. Mark Davis
Summary "The challenge of cultural competence for health providers is more than the recognition of other ethnicities: it entails the balancing of group and individual factors to apply relevant information in diagnostic and therapeutic settings. Particularly in need of culturally appropriate services are Asians and Asian Americans, populations that are diverse, growing, and underserved by Asian practitioners. Neuropsychology with Asians and Asian Americans takes cultural neuroscience to new levels in its variety and usefulness. Focusing on the largest groups of Far East and Southeast Asian descent, this leading-edge reference examines the influence of culture on psychological processes and identifies sociocultural factors as they influence neurological aspects of client presentation."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Neuropsychology -- Asia.
Neuropsychology -- United States.
Asian Americans -- Psychology.
Asian Americans -- psychology.
Neuropsychology.
Asia.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, J. Mark (John Mark)
D'Amato, Rik Carl.
ISBN 1461480744
1461480752 (electronic bk.)
9781461480747
9781461480754 (electronic bk.)