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The Neuropsychological Investigation as a Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Technique

  • Anne-Lise Christensen
Part of the Foundations of Neuropsychology book series (FNPS, volume 1)

Abstract

This chapter will outline the specific neuropsychological investigation that is structured on the basis of A.R. Luria’s work, mainly described in his books, Traumatic Aphasia [1] and Higher Cortical Functions in Man [2]. It is suggested that a qualitative examination along these lines must be accomplished to plan rehabilitation and neuropsychological treatment strategies for brain-injured patients. The models that Luria initially developed—as well as subsequent additions and modifications—will be explored, not only as a method for neuropsychological examination, but also as rehabilitation and neuropsychological treatment tools.

Keywords

Brain Lesion Mental Activity Functional System Voluntary Movement Disturbed Function 
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