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TitleInternational Handbook of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation [electronic resource] / edited by Anne-Lise Christensen, B. P. Uzzell
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 2000
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Descript XV, 381 p. 19 illus., 6 illus. in color. online resource


I am extraordinarily pleased to have been asked by Drs. Christensen and Uzzell to write the foreword for this handbook. This handbook is the result of the most recent of a series of conยญ ferences held in Copenhagen, Denmark, at five-year intervals over the past 15 years, under the guidance and leadership of Dr. Anne-Lise Christensen, and under the sponsorship of the Egmont Foundation, which must be acknowledged as well for its constant support of this inยญ ternational effort. The participants in these conferences are all internationally renowned clinicians and sciยญ entists. These experts represent not only the area of neuropsychology, but disciplines ranging from fundamental neurophysiology and neuroanatomy, to medical and financial perspectives on neurological injury and recovery. The participants have, to a significant extent, remained reยญ markably constant over this period, and this has allowed increasing intimacy among them both professionally and personally. One felicitous result of this camaraderie has been that the conยญ ferences have evolved with an increased focus on topics of the broadest interest across disciยญ plines. One aspect of such a continuing dialogue across disciplines is that specific areas of mutual interest are explored in depth, allowing cross-fertilization of ideas to occur


I. Acute Care Management and Brain Recovery -- 1. Guidelines for Acute Head Injury Management -- 2. Brain Injury and Theories of Recovery -- 3. Neuroimaging Evidence of Diaschisis and Reorganization in Stroke Recovery -- II. Neuropsychological Assessment -- 4. Nature, Applications, and Limitations of Neuropsychological Assessment following Traumatic Brain Injury -- 5. The European Brain Injury Questionnaire. Patientsโ{128}{153} and Familiesโ{128}{153} Subjective Evaluation of Brain-Injured Patientsโ{128}{153} Current and Prior to Injury Difficulties -- 6. Novel Approaches to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Frontal Lobe Dysfunction -- III. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation -- 7. A Brief Overview of Four Principles of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation -- 8. Postacute Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Holistic Perspective -- 9. Empirical Support for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation -- 10. Neuropsychological Postacute Rehabilitation -- IV Regional Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Programs -- 11. Poststroke Rehabilitation Practice Guidelines -- 12. Therapeutic Milieu Day Program -- 13. Milieu-Based Neurorehabilitation at the Adult Day Hospital for Neurological Rehabilitation -- 14. Models and Programs of the Center for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Fiften Years Experience -- 15. The Oliver Zangwill Center for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: A Partnership between Health Care and Rehabilitation Research -- 16. The insure Program and Modifications in Finland -- 17. The CRBI at the University of Copenhagen: A Participant-Therapist Perspective -- 18. The Delta Group Experience: TBI in France -- 19. Neuropsychological Pediatric Rehabilitation -- V. Planning and Financial Aspects of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation -- 20. Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation as an Integrated Task of Clinicians and Families: Local and National Experiences -- 21. Cognitive Rehabilitation during the Industrialization of Rehabilitation -- 22. Neurological Rehabilitation in Germany: The Phase Model -- 23. Central Case Management and Postacute Rehabilitation in Denmark -- VI. State of the Art at the End of the 1990s Decade of the Brain -- 24. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

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