Attention Disorders After Right Brain Damage: Living in by Paolo Bartolomeo

By Paolo Bartolomeo

This ebook presents an outline of attentional impairments in brain-damaged sufferers from either scientific and neuroscientific views, and goals to supply a finished, succinct remedy of those issues helpful to either clinicians and students. a first-rate concentration of the e-book matters left visible forget, a dramatic yet usually missed end result of correct hemisphere harm, frequently of vascular foundation, but in addition due to different factors reminiscent of neurodegenerative stipulations. The examine of forget bargains a key to appreciate the brain’s performing at the extent of large-scale networks, and never in basic terms in response to discrete anatomical constructions. sufferers are frequently blind to their deficits (anosognosia), and sometimes obstinately deny being hemiplegic. analysis is necessary simply because overlook predicts bad practical final result in stroke. furthermore, powerful rehabilitation ideas can be found, and there are promising chances for pharmacological treatments.

Attention problems After correct mind Damage is aimed toward scientific neurologists, medics in actual drugs and rehabilitation, medical psychologists and neuropsychologists. it is going to even be precious for graduate scholars and scientific scholars who desire to comprehend the subject of awareness structures and increase their wisdom of the neurocognitive mechanisms of attentional deficits. furthermore, scientific researchers in neuropsychology and cognitive neuroscience will locate during this publication an up-to-the-minute evaluation of present learn facing the eye structures of the human brain.

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