Neuropsychology for Occupational Therapists

Author: Grieve, June I.

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  • ISBN: 9780632050673
  • Author: Grieve, June I.
  • Publ Date: 1999-11-04
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Imprint: BLACKWELL *#
  • Status: O/P
  • ID - 69857

Table of Contents :

Theoretical approaches to perception - introduction to neuropsychology; perception and cognition in human occupation; perceptual and cognitive abilities - visual perception, object and face recognition; spatial abilitis; attention; memory; task performance; executive functions; assessment of perception and cognition in occupational theory - introduction to assessment; visual perceptual deficits and agnosia; spatial deficits; disorders of attention; memory problems; dyspraxia; dysexecutive syndrome.


The second edition of this textbook provides the occupational therapy student with descriptions of perceptual and cognitive abilities, supported by theoretical models. Experienced clinicians should find more in-depth assessment of perceptual and cognitive deficits for their neurologically-impaired clients based on an understanding of the underlying mechanisms. The text has been updated throughout to reflect the many developments in cognitive science within neuropsychology.


""This book is presented in a clear and user-friendly style. It offers information relevant to both students and experienced clinicians as it can be used to gain theoretical knowledge or as a reference tool""
Therapy Weekly


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