The second edition of this successful textbook provides the occupational therapy student with descriptions of perceptual and cognitive abilities, supported by theoretical models. Experienced clinicians will 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 growth of cognitive rehabilitation within occupational therapy.Part I is an introduction to the methods of cognitive neuropsychology and to the components of the complex cognitive system. Part II outlines the theoretical background to the individual cognitive abilities and includes a new chapter on executive functions. Part III addresses assessment methodologies, both functional and standardized. The latest standardized assessments of perception and cognition have been included.Written in a clear and user-friendly style, this book will give students and clinicians of occupational therapy an awareness of how perception and cognition affect function in self-care, work and leisure activities, and will help them to predict the effects of impairment.
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“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”
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Descripción Wiley-Blackwell, 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 2. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0632050675
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97806320506731.0