Written by a truly international team of experts, this completely updated edition offers an authoritative review of the key areas of research and development in this field.
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* Completely updated and expanded
* New sections and chapters reflect many of the biggest growth areas in the field in recent years, such as confabulation, false memory and the frontal lobes
* Written by an international team of experts
Edited by Alan D Baddeley, Michael D Kopelman, and Barbara A Wilson. Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2002, This is an altogether excellent textbook that covers the complete range of topics related to human memory disorders. The first edition was published in 1995 and was very good, although it concentrated particularly on the clinical manifestations of memory disorders and their management. The second issue is much more broad ranging and comprehensive. The first section covers theoretical topics related to memory. Notable additions have been thorough reviews of functional imaging of memory, connectionist models, and psychopharmacological aspects of memory.
The second section deals with varieties of memory disorders. There have been a number of changes of contributors, which is always healthy, and some new additions. As well as the classic syndromes of acute and permanent amnesia, there are now sections on neuropsychological impairments of both verbal and visual short term memory. There are ..
The eagerly awaited 2nd edition of this classic handbook is a critical, thorough account of memory disorders relating to neurological processes and to developmental and acquired brain damage and presents comprehensive sections on theory, assessment, treatment and management of memory disorders. Written by a truly international team of experts, this completely updated edition offers an authoritative review of the key areas of research and development in this field. · Completely updated and expanded · New sections and chapters reflect many of the biggest growth areas in the field in recent years, such as confabulation, false memory and the frontal lobes · Written by an international team of experts.
Disorders of memory are among the most frequent and disabling symptoms of a wide range of clinical disorders. It is an area which has seen intensive research in recent years, producing results that are of considerable relevance to clinical practice and rehabilitation. In this Handbook a truly international and authoritative team of leading scientists and clinicians presents a critical, thorough account of memory disorders. The theoretical concepts and research which contribute to an understanding of this field are reviewed as a basis for full discussion of assessment processes, clinical management and therapy. Written for a wide range of practitioners and scientists, the Handbook of Memory Disorders is an accessible, authoritative, up–to–date and useful review of the key research and clinical developments in this field.