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Right Hemisphere Damage: Disorders of Communication and Cognition, 1st Edition

  • Penelope S. Myers, Ph.D. Mayo Clinica, Rochester, MN
  • ISBN-10: 1565932242  |  ISBN-13: 9781565932241
  • 360 Pages
  • © 1999 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $170.50



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.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides highly comprehensive and integrated review of right hemisphere communication disorders
  • Clearly explains tasks for diagnosis and treatment that are generously complemented by tables, appendixes, and figures
  • Includes excellent chapter summaries that offer readers a quick reference to the material being covered
  • Detailed chapter outlines enable readers to locate desired information in a timely manner
  • Provides researchers and clinicians with a well-organized, complete, and indispensable reference on right hemisphere damage

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Dedication. Introduction To The Right Hemisphere. Neglect. Attention Deficits. Prosodic Deficits. Linguistic Deficits. Discourse Deficits. Affective Deficits. Assessment. Treatment. Conclusion. References. Index.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Penelope S. Myers, Ph.D.

Division Of Speech Pathology: Department Of Neurology - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN