Evidence of Absence: A Guide to Cognitive Assessment in Australia
Australian Academic Press
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2010
This book offers Australian mental health clinicians a locally written systematic guide to the clinical interpretation of cognitive assessments using the Wechsler WAIS-IV and WMS-IV scales. Using Australian case material, the reader is provided with empirical and interpretative analysis based upon the varying State legal requirements, the range of sociocultural uses to which intellectual assessment is put, and consideration of appropriate norms. The reader will encounter clinical presentations highly relevant to everyday practice even for those clinicians not regularly undertaking such assessments, and learn about ways to deal with the issue of less-than-genuine effort and how this might be identified.