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The Neuropsychology of Emotion : Series in Affective Science - Joan C. Borod

The Neuropsychology of Emotion

Series in Affective Science

By: Joan C. Borod (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st August 2000
ISBN: 9780195114645
Number Of Pages: 536

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This volume represents a comprehensive overview of the neuropsychology of emotion and the neural mechanisms underlying emotional processing. It draws on recent studies utilizing behavioral paradigms with normal subjects, the brain lesion approach, clinical evaluations of patients with neurological and psychiatric disorders, and neuroimaging techniques. The book opens with an introduction summarizing each chapter and pointing to directions for future research. The first section is on history, the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of emotion, and techniques that have been widely used to examine emotional processing- neuropsychological assessment and neuroimaging. Theoretical perspectives on emotion are offered next, including psychological, social-cognitive, neurobiological, and neuropsychological models. A set of chapters on the neural substrates of emotion deals with a spectrum of emotional conditions: elation and mania, sadness and depression, anxiety and stress, anger and impulsivity, and apathy and flat affect. The book concludes with clinical implications, including a description of emotional deficits in neurological and psychiatric disorders (e.g., stroke, head injury, depression, and schizophrenia). Highlighted in this section is an overview of rehabilitative treatments and brain interventions for emotional processing deficits. This authoritative volume will be an important resource and text for neuropsychologists, clinical psychologists, speech-language pathologists, neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists, rehabilitation specialists, and their students and trainees.

"This book is a state of the art reference text, with an impressive bibliography. It is enjoyable to read because of the historical perspective provided. It should be part of each personal and hospital library for consultation by neurologists, psychiatrists, and all professionals ivolved in treating patients with emotional deficit."--Annals, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada March 2001 "This outstanding volume brings together a very impressive group of researchers and should become a valued handbook for any clinician/scientist who struggles to better understand emotions in health and in disease."--Jennifer J. Dunkin, University of California at Los Angeles, for the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society "The author's stated aim is 'to provide a basic textbook and reference work on emotion for the field of neuropsychology'. This objective has surely been met with a final product that can be apprectiated as multiple levels by novice and experienced alike."--The Journal of Nervous and Mental DiseaseJanuary 2002 Noted in Algoma Sports Medicine & Physical Injuries Clinic "Each chapter of this book is well written and provides precise and complete information on the state of current knowledge in the field of emotions, without omission of the historical perspective...This book is an excellent reference text for anyone who is interested in the neuropsychology of emotion."--European Neurology "...a particularly useful one-stop resource...We recommend this book to anyone interested in emotion, regardless of their stage of training."--Contemporary Psychology

Part I: Introduction 1: Joan C. Borod and Nancy K. Madigan: Neuropsychology of Emotion and Emotional Disorders: An Overview and Research Directions Part II: Background and General Techniques 2: Ross W. Buck: The Epistemology of Reason and Affect 3: Don M. Tucker, Douglas Derryberry, and Phan Luu: Anatomy and Physiology of Human Emotion: Vertical Integration of Brainstem, Limbic, and Cortical Systems 4: Joan C. Borod, Matthias H. Tabert, Cornelia Santschi, and Esther H. Strauss: Neuropsychological Assessment of Emotional Processing in Brain-Damaged Patients 5: Mark S. George, Terrence A. Ketter, Tim A. Kimbrell, Andrew M. Speer, Jeff Lorberbaum, Christopher C. Liberatos, Ziad Nahas, and Robert M. Post: Neuroimaging Approaches to the Study of Emotion Part III: Theoretical Perspectives 6: Klaus R. Scherer: Psychological Models of Emotion 7: Kevin N. Ochsner and Daniel L. Schacter: A Social Cognitive Neuroscience Approach to Emotion and Memory 8: Ralph Adolphs and Antonio R. Damasio: Neurobiology of Emotion at a Systems Level 9: Guido Gainotti: Neuropsychological Theories of Emotion Part IV: Emotional Disorders 10: Robert G. Robinson and Facundo Manes: Elation, Mania, and Mood Disorders: Evidence from Neurological Disease 11: Richard J. Davidson and Jeffrey Henriques: Regional Brain Function in Sadness and Depression 12: Jack B. Nitschke, Wendy Heller, and Gregory A. Miller: Anxiety, Stress, and Cortical Brain Function 13: Angela Scarpa and Adrian Raine: Violence Associated with Anger and Impulsivity 14: Donald T. Stuss, Robert van Reekum, and Kelly J. Murphy: Differentiation of States and Causes of Apathy Part V: Clinical Implications 15: Kenneth M. Heilman, Lee X. Blonder, Dawn Bowers, and Gregory P. Crucian: Neurological Disorders and Emotional Dysfunction 16: Sarah A. Raskin, Ronald L. Bloom, and Joan C. Borod: Rehabilitation of Emotional Deficits in Neurological Populations: A Multidisciplinary Perspective 17: Christian G. Kohler, Ruben C. Gur, and Raquel E. Gur: Emotional Processes in Schizophrenia: A Focus on Affective States 18: Sarah H. Lisanby and Harold A. Sackeim: Therapeutic Brain Interventions in Mood Disorders and the Nature of Emotion Index

ISBN: 9780195114645
ISBN-10: 0195114647
Series: Series in Affective Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 536
Published: 1st August 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.88 x 15.85  x 2.92
Weight (kg): 0.88