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By Deborah K. Attix PhD, Kathleen A. Welsh-Bohmer Phd

This significant medical reference and textual content is the 1st quantity to systematically handle the total strategy of neuropsychological review and intervention with older adults. The professional editors and participants element the present kingdom of data approximately often encountered stipulations starting from gentle cognitive impairment to revolutionary, reliable, and reversible dementias. Evidence-based review and intervention options are defined, and particular suggestions is supplied for linking neuropsychological review to individualized remedy making plans. Demonstrating an array of cognitive education, compensatory, and psychotherapeutic methods, the quantity indicates how those can effectively be used to enhance sufferers' functioning and caliber of existence.

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