Principles of Neuropsychological Assessment with Hispanics: Theoretical Foundations and Clinical Practice - Issues of Diversity in Clinical Neuropsychology (Hardback)Antolin M. Llorente (editor)
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Here is the first volume of a new series that explores diversity, culture, and ethnicity and their impact on neurological function. This volume features research-based evidence on the impact of Hispanic culture on brain-behavior relationships. Articles explore factors such as acculturation, assimilation, cultural identity, and migration patterns. Clinical issues, such as competence and minimal standards and novel approaches for appropriate assessments of Hispanic populations, are examined. You'll discover important new findings and gain fascinating perspectives from disciplines in both the life and social sciences.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 234
Weight: 549 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 15 mm
Edition: 2008 ed.
From the reviews:
"This volume is quite timely and clinically relevant considering that the Hispanic/Latino population is the largest and fastest growing racial/ethnic minority group in the United States ... . In summary, Principles of Neuropsychological Assessment With Hispanics: Theoretical Foundations and Clinical Practice is an essential reading for any neuropsychologist conducting research or clinical evaluations with Hispanic adults and/or children ... and for professionals in related disciplines, as well as for graduate and postgraduate training in clinical neuropsychology." (Monica Rivera Mindt, International Neuropsychological Society, Vol. 15, 2009)
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