Neuropsychological Assessment of Work-Related Injuries

Neuropsychological Assessment of Work-Related Injuries

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Unique in its focus, this book provides an evidence-based framework for assessing work-related neurological and psychological injuries. Meeting a key need, chapters address a range of problems encountered in the workplace: traumatic brain injury, sports concussion, electrical injury, exposure to neurotoxic substances, posttraumatic stress, depression, and brain and psychological injuries experienced in combat. Professionals will find the best available tools and strategies for conducting effective, ethical evaluations of injured workers, making diagnostic determinations, considering causality, determining disability status, and offering treatment recommendations. The complexities of consulting to attorneys, government agencies, and insurance companies are also discussed.Brian L. Brooks, PhD, Neurosciences Program, Alberta Childrena#39;s Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, ... Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York Kyle E. Ferguson, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, anbsp;...

Title:Neuropsychological Assessment of Work-Related Injuries
Author:Shane S. Bush, Grant L. Iverson
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2012-01-26


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