Neuropsychology and the Hispanic Patient

Neuropsychology and the Hispanic Patient

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By 2010, 15% of the U.S. population will be Hispanic. Neuropsychology and the Hispanic Patient: A Clinical Handbook brings together internationally recognized authorities to address the cultural, methodological, research, and forensic issues that must be considered by neuropsychologists seeking to be maximally effective in their work with members of the fastest-growing American minority group. It includes: * useful assessment decision trees; * summaries of normative data; * descriptions of tests available in Spanish; * extensive HIV and pediatric references; and * numerous charts and illustrations. Reflecting the latest demographic information and covering the developmental spectrum from pediatric to geriatric, this landmark Handbook will become an indispensable reference tool for clinicians and researchers alike.Validity The manual refers the reader to the examinera#39;s manual for WJ-R Test of Achievement validity studies because the ... and the WM-LS Lectura-Escritura (. 92) and between Amplio lenguaje escrito and the WMLS Lectura-Escritura (.95).

Title:Neuropsychology and the Hispanic Patient
Author:Marcel O. Ponton, Jose Leon-Carrion
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2001-04-01


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