Description - Brain Injury Treatment by Jose Leon-Carrion
Brain Injury Treatment: Theories and Practices is a thorough and wide-ranging account of the rehabilitation of brain injury. Written from an international perspective, this book presents a detailed discussion of the basic science of brain injury. It explains the treatments used in brain injury rehabilitation and covers new methods of rehabilitation, including complementary medicine theories. It contains a wealth of information on different neurosurgical and neuropsychological treatments. It also includes a comprehensive reference to the theories underlying rehabilitation practices and chapters on community reentry and family dynamics following brain injury. It will be an invaluable tool to students from psychology, medicine, physical and occupational therapy studying the treatment and aftercare of people with brain injury.
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(234mm x 156mm x 38mm)
Psychology Press Ltd
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Author Biography - Jose Leon-Carrion
Jose Leon-Carrion is Professor of Neuropsychology and Director of the Human Neuropsychology Laboratory at the University of Seville, Spain. At the Center for Brain Injury Rehabilitation (C.RE.CER.) in Seville, an interdisciplinary center for rehabilitation, he is responsible for the design of the rehabilitation programs and director of the Department of Research, Development and Innovation. He was vice-president of the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) and is currently Secretary General on the Board of Directors of IBIA. He also was president of the Academy for the Advancement of Brain Injury Rehabilitation. George A. Zitnay is Clinical Professor at the Medical College of Virginia, he is the immediate past President of the Brain Injury Association of America, Founder and immediate past President of the International Brain Injury Association, Chairman of the WHO Neurotrauma Committee, former Chairman of the Council of the Medical Rehabilitation Center at NIH, Chairman of the National Brain Injury Research, Treatment and Training Foundation, former Professor and Director of Research at the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia, author, lecturer and member of editorial board of journal, Brain Injury. Klaus von Wild is Professor and Head Neurosurgical, Department for Neurosurgery and Early Neurotraumatological Rehabilitation, Clemenshospital, Teaching Hospital, Westphalian Wilhelms University Munster.