This book is a unique and timely addition to the literature for it provides approaches for dealing with the cognitive and emotional consequences of common neurological diseases. There is growing awareness of the impact that psychological factors and the treatment of those factors have on the disease process itself. The attitude of mind and therapeutic strategies described in the book are informed by mindfulness-based acceptance and intervention approaches that are gaining increasing recognition. This work is the first to offer clinicians help with addressing the psychological aspects of severe neurological disorders.
Part 1 Part I: An Attitude of Mind Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Sources and Teachers Chapter 3 Chapter 2: Uncertainty and Acceptance Chapter 4 Chapter 3: An Attitude of Mind Part 5 Part II: Neuropsychological Challenges Chapter 6 Chapter 4: Conditions and the Neuropsychological Domains Chapter 7 Chapter 5: Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 8 Chapter 6: Traumatic Brain Injury and Postconcussion Syndrome Chapter 9 Chapter 7: Progressive Dementias Chapter 10 Chapter 8: Cerebrovascular Disorders Chapter 11 Chapter 9: Elusive Diagnoses Part 12 Part III: Psychological Intervention Chapter 13 Chapter 10: Foundations for Therapy Chapter 14 Chapter 11: Individual Psychotherapy Chapter 15 Chapter 12: Caregiving Challenges and a Group Approach Chapter 16 Chapter 13: Epilogue