Case Studies in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Barbara A. Wilson

After an introduction to the present theories and analysis findings associated to mind damage rehabilitation, this textual content presents 20 case research of adults who sustained extreme mind harm attributable to traumatic head accidents, encephalitis, stroke, hypoxia and different situations. Issues that comply with such accidents are analyzed intimately; these embody lack of self-care abilities, reminiscence impairment, and language, studying, visuoperceptual and behavioral difficulties. The chapters describe the life-style of every particular person earlier than the onset of mind harm and the next signs, neuropsychological evaluation, rehabilitation, and long-term final result of their situation. Most chapters embody a report by the affected person and/or member of the family, thus enhancing the reader’s understanding of the predicaments confronted by brain-injured people as they be taught to deal with traumatic adjustments in life-style. Though enchancment for these with extreme mind accidents is sluggish and restricted, the sufferers described within the e book made some progress after their admission to rehabilitation companies. The exhaustive evaluation of every case and a step-by-step description of administration will function an inspiring and informative information for college kids, professionals and different caregivers.