Right Hemisphere Damage: Disorders Of Communication And Cognition is an outstanding text that provides a wealth of the latest information on right hemisphere damage, presented in a well-organized format and written in an easy-to-read style. It blends understanding of the attentional, cognitive, linguistic, and affective base for communication impairments subsequent to right hemisphere damage, synthesizing the latest research findings with clinical realities. Providing clinically relevant ways of conceptualizing the deficits associated with right hemisphere damage, the author includes useful suggestions about their management and provides inspiration for developing new treatment interventions that will improve the lives of those afflicted with damage on the right side of the brain.
Preface. Acknowledgements. Dedication. Introduction To The Right Hemisphere. Neglect. Attention Deficits. Prosodic Deficits. Linguistic Deficits. Discourse Deficits. Affective Deficits. Assessment. Treatment. Conclusion. References. Index.