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Civil Capacities in Clinical Neuropsychology: Research Findings and Practical Applications
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Civil Capacities in Clinical Neuropsychology: Research Findings and Practical Applications

Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Demakis, George J.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-199-77406-7
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 96
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The first part of this volume reviews and synthesizes the research literature on neuropsychological aspects of civil capacities. The specific capacities addressed include driving, financial and healthcare decision-making, testamentary (i.e., will-making) capacity, and personal care and independence. Each chapter addresses relevant background issues, conceptual/theoretical advances, and empirical findings. The chapters also include an illustrative case study that demonstrates how the authors (each expert in the various areas) evaluated and conceptualized the case.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Demakis, George J.
  • ISBN: 978-0-199-77406-7
  • Specialty:
    Neuropsychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 352
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2011
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 96

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