by Carrie Kennedy, PhD and Jeffrey Moore, PhD
This text covers the unique features of neuropsychological evaluations in the military.
This text covers the unique features of neuropsychological evaluations in the military. The author presents a thorough examination of the assessment needs of various military populations, with a special emphasis on traumatic brain injury, and the neurocognitive aspects of stress-related problems, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and decision-making under stress. The chapters of the book are designed to integrate theory and application, and include case study examples as well as a comprehensive review of the latest research.
- Discusses the development of neuropsychology and its advances in the military
- Presents methods of dealing with military issues, such as head injuries, HIV, PTSD, learning disorders, and more
- Explains the importance of baseline testing, stress research, and multiple brain injury rehabilitation techniques
432 pp., Hardcover
Chapter 1: A History and Introduction to Military Neuropsychology Chapter 2: Ethical Issues in Military Neuropsychology Chapter 3: Fitness for Duty Chapter 4: Noncredible Neuropsychological Presentation in Service Members and Veterans Chapter 5: Blast Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Chapter 6: Acute Battlefield Assessment of Concussion/mildTBI and Return to Duty Evaluations Chapter 7: Head Injury Rehabilitation of Military Members Chapter 8: ADHD and Learning Disorders Chapter 9: HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders in the Military Chapter 10: The Neuropsychological Functioning of Prisoners of War Following Repatriation Chapter 11: Cognitive Sequelae of Sustained Operations Chapter 12: Neuropsychological Correlates of PTSD: A Military Perspective Chapter 13: Cognition and Decision-Making in Extreme Environments Chapter 14: The Future of Military Neuropsychology