Cognitive Communication Disorders

Second Edition

Michael L. Kimbarow

Details: 320 pages, B&Q, Softcover, 7" x 10"

ISBN13: 978-1-59756-548-6

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Cognitive Communication Disorders, now in its second edition, is the definitive core text for graduate courses that address cognitively based communicative disorders. This text provides up-to-date knowledge on the normal cognitive processes that support communication, cognitive linguistic communication disorders, clinical management, as well as the impact that deficits in these cognitive domains may have on language and communication - including right hemisphere disorders, Alzheimer disease and related disorders, and traumatic brain injury. Furthermore, through contributions from a renowned group of contributors, this text provides a comprehensive review of theoretical and applied research on the cognitive processes of attention, memory, and executive function.

For this second edition, the content has been extensively revised and updated to reflect the burgeoning research in this area of study. Specific updates include:

  • A new chapter on mild brain injury
  • Expansion of the dementia chapter to include content on clinical intervention and working with families
  • Updates to evidence-based practices for patients suffering from traumatic brain injury

Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors

Chapter 1. Attention

Michael Biel and William Hula


Chapter 2. Principles of Human Memory: An Integrative Clinical Perspective

Fofi Constantinidou


Chapter 3. Executive Functions: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment

Mary H. Purdy


Chapter 4. Cognitive-Communication Deficits Associated with Right Hemisphere Brain Damage

Margaret Lehman Blake


Chapter 5. Dementia: From Concept to Clinical Practice

Nidhi Mahendra


Chapter 6. Cognitive Communication Disorders of Combat-Related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Carole Roth


Chapter 7. Traumatic Brain Injury

Sarah E. Wallace and Michael L. Kimbarow


Index

Michael L. Kimbarow

Michael L. Kimbarow, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a professor (and former chair ) in the Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences at San Jose State University where he also served as Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs.  Previously, he was director of speech-language pathology at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan and clinical associate professor at Wayne State University. Dr. Kimbarow has more than 42-years of clinical experience and 37-years of university teaching experience related to working with adults with neurogenic communication disorders. Dr. Kimbarow is a past-president of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Science (ANCDS) and is a former chair of the ANCDS Certification Board. Dr. Kimbarow is also a past-president of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Disorders and Sciences. Dr. Kimbarow recently served as an Editorial Board Member for The American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and served on the editorial board for Topics in Language Disorders. He is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

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