By George J. Demakis

ISBN-10: 0199774064

ISBN-13: 9780199774067

medical neuropsychologists are more and more thinking about the assessment of civil capacities and are admired by way of different execs, fairly lawyers and judges, to help their decision-making approximately those occasionally advanced concerns. whereas there was a few neuropsychological study during this sector, this has no longer been assembled right into a unmarried quantity nor have perform ideas been supplied. This quantity fills those gaps. the 1st a part of this quantity experiences and synthesizes the learn literature on neuropsychological points of civil capacities. the categorical capacities addressed comprise riding, monetary and healthcare decision-making, testamentary (i.e., will-making) means, and private care and independence. every one bankruptcy addresses proper history concerns, conceptual/theoretical advances, and empirical findings. The chapters additionally contain an illustrative case learn that demonstrates how the authors (each specialist within the quite a few parts) evaluated and conceptualized the case. every one bankruptcy is written from an evidence-based viewpoint and, the place acceptable, makes use of learn to notify perform concepts. the second one a part of this quantity presents concepts to practitioners on the best way to behavior civil skill reviews that make the most of neuropsychological review. There are chapters on an evaluative framework for the overview, ability try choice and psychometric matters, operating with different facts resources in addition to checking out (e.g., collateral interviews), most sensible practices in report-writing and attesting, in addition to universal moral concerns in such instances. all through, those chapters offer useful "how to" recommendation to enhance neuropsychological perform and consulting in civil ability instances. as well as those chapters, there's a bankruptcy written by way of criminal shoppers of mental stories. This bankruptcy deals a wealth of invaluable details and suggestions that, if undefined, will additional serve to develop mental report-writing and session in civil means evaluations.

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