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The Oxford Handbook of Adult Cognitive Disorders


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Michael L. Alosco, PhD, is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist and an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Alosco has more than 110 peer-reviewed publications, numerous book chapters, has received several federal and non-federal grants, is the recipient of a National Institutes of Health K23 Career Development Award, has received multiple awards from international professional organizations, and has been clinically trained in adult neuropsychology at some of the leading institutions across the country. His clinical experiences with adult cognitive disorders are diverse, ranging from outpatient memory clinics to inpatient psychiatry, and forensic settings. Robert A. Stern, PhD, is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist and a Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy & Neurobiology, at Boston University (BU) School of Medicine, where he is also the Clinical Core Director of the BU Alzheimer's Disease Center and Co-Founder and Director of Clinical Research for the BU CTE Center. Dr. Stern is an international leader in neuropsychology and clinical neuroscience and has an extensive publication record. He has had continuous grant support for over 25 years, and has developed widely used neuropsychological instruments, including the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery (NAB). He is also a pioneer clinical researcher in the field of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and has received several grants from National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense, and private industry to develop methods for detecting and diagnosing CTE during life.


This is as close to an exhaustive treatise on adult cognitive disorders as seems possible. Each chapter outlines what is known about the discussed disorder as well as its etiology, symptoms and treatmentsthe result is a veritable diagnostic and treatment manual specific to adult cognitive disorders. The work concludes with a seven-chapter section on perspectives and considerations for the clinical researcher; these chapters should lead to many future directions in the research surrounding these disorders. Highly recommended for professionals and practitioners. * CHOICE *
This is a comprehensive look at adult cognitive disorders, written by an international collection of experts in the field. Clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, and researchers will benefit greatly from this book - 5 Stars! * Gary B Kaniuk, Psy.D.(Cermak Health Services), Doody's *
This unique book will serve as a useful resource for trainees as well as seasoned clinicians and researchers interested in brain-behavior relationships across the spectrum of adult neuromedical conditions. * C. Munro Cullum, PhD, ABPP, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurological Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center *
Drs. Alosco and Stern have produced a tour-de-force of a handbook that should be within easy reach of every clinician and researcher who deals with cognitive disorders. Each chapter, written by an expert in the field, is self-contained but also forms part of a whole that is indispensable for students, clinicians, and researchers. Nowhere else can you get all this information in a single volume. * Andrew E. Budson, MD, Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine & Author of Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory: What's Normal, What's Not, and What to Do About It. *

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