Every chapter has been updated to reflect current thought and research in the field. Chapters devoted to specialized tests in neuropsychology have been updated to reflect new editions of these popular instruments. Special topic chapters have been added such as working in pediatric coma rehabilitation, using the planning, attention, sequential, simultaneous theory of neuropsychological processes, additions on ADHD, and more appear written by the leading experts and practitioners in these fields to reflect the demands of current practice in clinical child neuropsychology.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 814
Weight: 1733 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 44 mm
Edition: 3rd ed. 2009
From the reviews of the third edition:
"A useful, valid attempt to accomplish an integration of topics in an emerging field, representing both its diversity and its divergency." (Contemporary Psychology, 43:9 (1998)
"Reynolds ... and Fletcher-Janzen, who works in private practice, offer a handbook containing 32 chapters for psychologists, neuropsychologists, neurologists, pediatricians, and physical and speech-language therapists on clinical child neuropsychology. ... chapters cover the history of the field, child development, malformations, intervention, neuropsychological diagnosis, and special topics such as coping and aspects associated with HIV." (SciTech Book News, March, 2009)
"This book reviews the field from the necessary training to specific disorders to treatment and rehabilitation. ... The audience is primarily clinical child neuropsychologists, but students of psychology and neuropsychology would also benefit from the comprehensive coverage. ... This handbook is filled with an abundance of useful information and guidance in the practice of child neuropsychology. Readers will find it a welcome addition to their library ... ." (Christopher J. Graver, Doody's Review Service, December, 2009)