East Hanover, NJ - November 1, 2018 - John DeLuca, PhD, a clinical neuropsychologist and Senior Vice President of Research and Training at Kessler Foundation, is the co-chief editor of the new 2nd edition "Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology".
Clinical neuropsychology is an evolving specialty that focuses on neurobehavioral problems related to acquired or developmental disorders of the nervous system.
The types of deficits vary and include such conditions as traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, brain tumors, epilepsy and non-epileptic seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neurodegenerative diseases, HIV- and AIDS-related disorders, and dementia.
"In the past decade, there has been a rapid expansion in programs that provide rehabilitation, treatment, and treatment planning services for individuals with neuropsychological deficits," stated Dr. DeLuca.
"With advances in neuroimaging, we now have a window into the brain.
Dr. DeLuca speaks about this new resource in this 2-minute video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Yih0CLiPWw