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Author Bradley, Veronica A., author

Title Cognitive retraining using microcomputers / Veronica A. Bradley, John L. Welch, Clive E. Skilbeck
Edition 1st
Published London : Routledge, 2018


Description 1 online resource
Series Psychology library editions. Neuropsychology ; 1
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Series Preface; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Patterns of Recovery in Neurologically Impaired Individuals; 1.1 Introductory Remarks; 1.2 Recovery from Head Injury; 1.3 Recovery from Stroke; 1.4 Recovery from Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis; 1.5 Summary; 2 Treatment Issues; 2.1 Aims of Intervention; 2.2 Practical and Theoretical Aspects of Intervention; 2.3 Patient Selection for Intervention; 2.4 Summary; 3 Cognitive Systems: Assessment for Rehabilitation; 3.1 Aims of Assessment for Cognitive Retraining
3.2 Neuropsychological Test Batteries3.3 Test Procedures for the Investigation of Specific Cognitive Systems; 3.4 Subjective Reports and Behaviour Ratings as a Means of Investigating Cognitive Dysfunction; 3.5 Summary; 4 Cognitive Systems and Their Remediation; 4.1 Approaches to Remediation of Cognitive Dysfunction; 4.2 Beyond the Cognitive Systems; 4.3 A Model of Disability and Rehabilitation; 4.4 Remediation of Cognitive Systems; 4.5 Summary; 5 Microcomputers in Cognitive Retraining; 5.1 Advantages; 5.2 Disadvantages; 5.3 Designing a Microcomputer-based Cognitive Retraining Programme
5.4 Summary6 The Newcastle Study: Background, Subjects, and Method; 6.1 Background; 6.2 Subjects; 6.3 Design and Procedure; 6.4 The Retraining Programs; 6.5 Summary; 7 Results of the Newcastle Cognitive Retraining Programme (NCRP) Study; 7.1 Subjects; 7.2 Cognitive Retraining Data; 7.3 Pre-training and Post-training Neuropsychological Assessment Data; 7.4 Questionnaire Data; 7.5 Discussion; 7.6 Summary; 8 Towards a Model of Rehabilitation; 8.1 Neurological Rehabilitation Services in the United Kingdom; 8.2 Cognitive Retraining using Microcomputers. An Improved Service?
8.3 Summary and Concluding RemarksAppendices; Appendix I: List of Suppliers; Appendix II: Sources of Information; Appendix III: An Investigation into the Ecological Validity of Two Training Tasks; Appendix IV: Table IV. 1 and Questionnaires; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Subject Brain damage -- Patients -- Rehabilitation
brain damage.
cognitive systems.
neurological disorders.
Brain damage -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Form Electronic book
Author Welch, John L., author
Skilbeck, Clive E., author
ISBN 9780429955273