Shane S. Bush, PhD, ABPP is Director of Long Island Neuropsychology, P.C., a neuropsychologist with the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System, and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Psychology at the University of Alabama. He is a past president of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and American Board of Geropsychology. Brian P. Yochim, PhD, ABPP, is a board-certified neuropsychologist at the VA San Francisco Health Care System. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 40) and past-president of the Society of Clinical Geropsychology. His clinical work, teaching, and publications have centered on the neuropsychological assessment of older adults.
SECTION I: INTRODUCTION Introduction SECTION II: NEUROCOGNITIVE DISORDERS 1. Alzheimers Disease 2. Cerebrovascular Disorders and Vascular Dementia 3. Parkinsons Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies 4. Frontotemporal Dementias 5. Traumatic Brain Injury in Older Adults 6. Delirium in Older Adults SECTION III: OTHER CONDITIONS 7. Psychiatric Disorders in Older Adults 8. Sleep, Fatigue, and Pain in Older Adulthood 9. Substance Use Disorders in Older Adults SECTION IV: ASSESSMENT 10. The Clinical Interview 11. Selection and Use of Screening Measures 12. Neuropsychological Batteries for Older Adults 13. Teleneuropsychology and Applications of Technology 14. Symptom and Performance Validity Assessment in Older Adults and Patients with Dementia and Claimed Dementia. 15. Testing accommodations in geriatric neuropsychology 16. Functional Assessment 17. Cultural Considerations in Geriatric Neuropsychology 18. Serial Assessment in the Older Patient SECTION V: SPECIAL ASSESSMENT CONTEXTS 19. The Application of Neuroimaging for Normal and Pathological Aging 20. Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity in Older Adults 21. Forensic Assessment in Geriatric Neuropsychology SECTION VI: INTERVENTION 22. The Relay of Neuropsychological Information: Providing Feedback 23. Neuropsychological Treatment and Wellness Promotion with Older Adults 24. Working with Families 25. Medication Effects on Cognition in Older Adults 26. Working with Geriatric Healthcare Teams: Opportunities for Neuropsychologists SECTION VII: ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES 27. Ethical Issues in Geriatric Neuropsychology 28. Billing and Financial Arrangements for Neuropsychological and Psychological Services for Older Adults