Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

  • Leonard Diller
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 325)


Students of recovery of CNS damage are generally interested in organismic and environmental factors and their interactions which influence behaviors of individuals. Major considerations pertain to age of onset and age of examination, time since onset, gender, and etiology, locus, and extent of brain damage. The major indicators of recovery are generally carefully calibrated situations with precise stimuli and response dimensions. The aims are generally to document CNS factors in recovery. Such studies usually use experimental methods to elucidate mechanisms of function e.g. the induction of an alternate way of handling or training an animal to alter a response. Since these approaches are well covered in other papers in this volume there is no reason to dwell further on them in this paper.


Traumatic Brain Injury Prospective Memory Brain Damage Cognitive Disability Closed Head Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonard Diller
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  1. 1.Rusk Institute Rehabilitation MedicineNew York University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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