By Dennis L. Molfese (auth.), Michael G. Tramontana Ph.D., Stephen R. Hooper Ph.D. (eds.)
The box of kid neuropsychology continues to be younger. It has no visible start date. accordingly, we can't confirm its age with the kind of chronometric precision for which our clinical hearts may perhaps yearn. however, one landmark to which we'd element during this connection is that the 1st systematic textbook to seem during this sector (i. e. , Rourke, Bakker, Fisk, & Strang, 1983) isn't but 10 years previous. Be that because it might, job within the box has been turning out to be progressively, if no longer by way of leaps and boundaries. even supposing there's nowhere close to the depth of research of kids from a neuro mental point of view as there's of adults, there were awesome systematic investigations of substantial curiosity. many of the extra im portant of those are awarded within the present quantity. meant to supply authoritative experiences of vital important components of kid neuropsychology, this sequence starts off with a quantity that comprises simply that: stories of components as various as auditory evoked re sponses in newborns and the behavioral results of head trauma in youngsters. Methodological concerns, additionally deemed vital through the Editors, are dis stubborn in lots of the chapters contained herein. in addition, the ex emplary strains of programmatic examine or software within the box which are deemed to fall in the purview of this sequence also are represented during this volume.
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The severe group also showed the largest decline from estimates of premorbid intellectual levels. Slater and Bassett (1988) reported that mean FSIQ scores, VIQ scores, and PIQ scores of 33 teenagers who sustained closed head injury were significantly below those obtained by 32 Fennell and Mickle age-matched orthopedically injured and normal control groups in the immediate posttraumatic period. More recently, Bassett and Slater (1990) observed that mildly head injured pediatric patients demonstrated significant VIO, PIO, and FSIO discrepancies from age-matched normal controls as early as 2 months postinjury.
It is hoped that proposed revisions to the American Psychiatric Association's classification of childhood behavior problems (DSM IV) will clarify the variety of attentional disorders which can be observed, including those not accompanied by other behaviors such as hyperactivity and impulsivity. , 1982). Evaluating memory deficits in very young patients is problematic given the differences in the strategies employed on memory tasks between younger and older children (Kail, 1982). , 1981). Despite these difficulties, a review of the literature suggests that closed head injuries in the pediatric age group (2 to 15 years) can result in memory disorder.
Advances in Child Neuropsychology by Dennis L. Molfese (auth.), Michael G. Tramontana Ph.D., Stephen R. Hooper Ph.D. (eds.)