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Integrating Theory and Practice
- From a well-known authority, this comprehensive yet accessible book shows how state-of-the-art research can be applied to help people with nonprogressive memory disorders improve their functioning and quality of life. Barbara Wilson describes a broad range of interventions, including compensatory aids, learning strategies, and techniques for managing associated anxiety and stress. She reviews the evidence base for each clinical strategy or tool and offers expert guidance on how to assess patients, set treatment goals, develop individualized rehabilitation programs, and conduct memory groups. The book also provides essential background knowledge on the nature and causes of memory impairment.
- 1. Understanding Memory and Memory Impairments 2. Recovery of Memory Functions after Brain Injuries 3. Assessment for Rehabilitation 4. Compensating for Memory Deficits with Memory Aids, with Narinder Kapur 5. Mnemonics and Rehearsal Strategies in Rehabilitation 6. New Learning in Rehabilitation: Errorless Learning, Spaced Retrieval (Expanded Rehearsal), and Vanishing Cues 7. Memory Groups 8. Treating the Emotional and Mood Disorders Associated with Memory Impairment 9. Goal Setting to Plan and Evaluate Memory Rehabilitation 10. Putting It All Together 11. Final Thoughts and a General Summary Appendix: Resources
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