Understanding the Cognitive Challenges
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Multiple Sclerosis by Nicholas LaRocca
Book DescriptionDespite the prevalence of disabling cognitive symptoms among people living with Multiple Sclerosis, there is a dearth of literature on this important topic. Multiple Sclerosis: Understanding the Cognitive Challenges is the first comprehensive discussion of MS-related cognitive dysfunction, including the changes that can occur, their assessment and treatment and strategies for dealing with their impact in daily life. Written by two Clinical Psychologists with special expertise in MS and with contributions by two leading Neuropsychologists, the book answers all questions patients may have about their condition, including:* A definition of cognition and discussion of the processes that underlie human thought* The emotional and social impact of cognitive changes* The neuropsychological evaluation of cognitive symptoms* Detailed overview of treatment options* Vignettes describing the real-life experiences of a person with cognitive dysfunction* Extensive references to the scientific literatureCombining detailed, referenced advice with hands-on strategies for living, this is the only book to provide in-depth information about cognitive dysfunction. It will be an invaluable reference to patients, families and caregivers, as well as health professionals who care for people with MS.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781932603316
(254mm x 178mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Demos Medical Publishing
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Nicholas LaRocca
Dr. Nicholas LaRocca, a clinical psychologist who has worked in the field of multiple sclerosis for over 27 years, is director of Health Care Delivery and Policy Research at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Dr. LaRocca has led support groups for persons with MS and their spouses, and has given workshops and presentations for both lay and professional audiences, particularly in the area of cognition. He is the author of a number of scientific papers and book chapters, and serves on the editorial boards of The Journal of Rehabilitation Research t and Real Living with MS. ||Dr. Rosalind Kalb, a clinical psychologist, is Director of the Professional Resource Center at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in New York, where she develops and provides educational and consultation services to clinicians who care for people with MS. In her private clinical practice, she specializes in the needs of individuals and families living with chronic illness and disability. She serves on the editorial board of several publications, including the International Journal of MS Care.
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