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Motor Vehicle Collisions: Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal Consequences (Hardcover): William O'Donohue, Tony Iezzi,... Motor Vehicle Collisions: Medical, Psychosocial, and Legal Consequences (Hardcover)
William O'Donohue, Tony Iezzi, Melanie Duckworth
R2,364 Discovery Miles 23 640 Special order

This book is a comprehensive review of the motor vehicle collision (MVC) experience and includes chapters relevant to the assessment and treatment of multiple consequences of MVC involvement, including medical, psychosocial, and legal difficulties. The book is designed to be accessible to both clinicians and researchers interested in the study of MVCs and in the management of MVC-related problems.
The aim of this book is to capture the MVC experience from a multidisciplinary perspective, This book will serve as a necessary reference for physicians, rehabilitation specialists, allied medical professionals, psychologists, and lawyers.
* Presents the complete chronology of an MVC from immediate aftermath to chronic disability
* Details evidence-based assessment and treatment practices across disciplines
* Addresses cultural factors that influence assessment and treatment of MVC sufferers

Handbook of Conceptualization and Treatment of Child Psychopathology (Hardcover, 1st ed): Helen Orvaschel, Michel Hersen, Jan... Handbook of Conceptualization and Treatment of Child Psychopathology (Hardcover, 1st ed)
Helen Orvaschel, Michel Hersen, Jan Faust
R2,651 Discovery Miles 26 510 Special order

Handbook of Conceptualization and Treatment of Child Psychopathology evaluates and illustrates the integration of conceptualization and treatment of child and adolescent psychopathology. Organized into seven parts, this book first discusses the issues of conceptualization and developmental considerations in treatment. Subsequent part delineates treatment models and specific interventions for disruptive behavior disorders. Parts III-VI elucidate mood, anxiety, eating and substance use disorders. The last part covers firesetting, trichotillomania, elimination disorders, schizophrenia, sleep problems, and dissociative disorders. This handbook is an educational tool for graduate students and a resource for psychologists, psychiatrists, school counselors, social workers, and other mental health practitioners who treat children and adolescents and their families.

Time, Internal Clocks and Movement, Volume 115 (Hardcover, Reprinted from ed.): M.A. Pastor, Julio Artieda Time, Internal Clocks and Movement, Volume 115 (Hardcover, Reprinted from ed.)
M.A. Pastor, Julio Artieda
R3,033 Discovery Miles 30 330 Special order

Interest in the concept of time has a long history and has been a topic of study for a wide range of investigators. No change can take place without specification of time. While philosophers and physicists have been intrigued by the concept of subjective perception of time and its relationship to real time, natural scientists have been concerned mainly with investigating time as a factor in understanding the behaviour of animals from the migratory habits of birds to the periodical breeding cycles. The immense bulk of temporal perception studies, the variety of approaches, methods of measurement and even terminology has led to a difficulty in reaching a global interpretation of the results.

This book aims to give an integrative approach of time sense and to focus the analysis on temporal factors in the processing of movement, trying to link temporal perception studies in the final common pathway, that is motion. To give some clues of human brain integrative processes at higher levels. And, finally, to clarify the neurophysiological substrate of these operations.

WISC-IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention (Hardcover, 2nd edition): Aurelio Prifitera, Donald H. Saklofske, Lawrence G. Weiss WISC-IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
Aurelio Prifitera, Donald H. Saklofske, Lawrence G. Weiss
R1,105 Discovery Miles 11 050 Special order

The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children: Fourth Edition (WISC-IV) is one of the most often used measures to assess intelligence and cognitive functions in children, ages 6-16 years. The second edition of the "WISC-IV Clinical Assessment and Intervention" will include new information obtained from the clinical use of the WISC-IV in practice. Information on the basic use of the assessment tool is condensed from three chapters into one, with four new chapters discussing how to use and interpret WISC-IV with additional clinical populations. These new populations include pervasive Developmental Disorders including autism, Social and emotional disorders, psychiatric disorders, and medical disorders that may affect intelligence. An additional new chapter discusses intervention planning across patient populations. Each of the chapters (revised original chapters and new chapters) will additionally include case studies including diagnosis and intervention.
Overall, the material in the book is 65% changed, new, and updated. These changes make the second edition better able to meet a clinician's needs in using and interpreting this test.
New to the Second Edition:
* Inclusion of case studies illustrating the clinical applications of the WISC-IV in assessment and program planning
* Intervention recommendations following from assessment to diagnosis
* Introductory chapter illustrating the relationships between the WISC-IV index scores and intervention planning
* New chapters on Learning Disabilities, emotionally disturbed children, systematic illness, and Autism Spectrum Disorders
* Specialized chapters on neuropsychological applications, executive functioning, and cultural issues
* Additional information to aid test interpretation including extended norms for gifted children and the Cognitive Proficiency Index
* All chapters revised to reflect data obtained from the test in clinical use

Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology (Hardcover, 2nd edition): Jorge H. Daruna Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
Jorge H. Daruna
R1,438 Discovery Miles 14 380 Special order

Health is maintained by the coordinated operation of all the biological systems that make up the individual. "The Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology, 2e, "presents an overview of what has been discovered by scientists regarding how bodily systems respond to environmental challenges and intercommunicate to sustain health. The book touches on the main findings from the current literature without being overly technical and complex. The result is a comprehensive overview of psychoneuroimmunology, which avoids oversimplification, but does not overwhelm the reader.

Single authored for consistency of breadth and depth, with no redundancy of coverage between chapters

Covers endocrine-immune modulation, neuro-immune modulation, and the enhancing or inhibiting processes of one or more systems on the others

Expanded use of figures, tables, and text boxes

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