Klinische Psychologie en Klinische kinder- en jeugdpsychologie

Learning resources 3.4 C C Depression and Psychosis


Ultra High Risk PQ/PQ English/CAARMS High Risk/CAARMS English 

Assignment 1 

1. What is schizophrenia?

  • Walker, E., Kestler, L., Bollini, A., & Hochman, K. M. (2004). Schizophrenia: Etiology and Course. Annual Review of Psychology, 55(0), 401–430. doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.55.090902.141950 

2. Before schizophrenia develops

  • McGorry, P.D., Yung, A.R., Phillips, L.J., Yuen, H.P., Francey, S., Cosgrave, E.M., Germano, D., Bravin, J., McDonald, T., Blair, A., Allard, S., & Jackson, H. (2002). Ransomized controlled trial of interventions designed to reduce the risk of progression to first-episode psychosis in a clinical sample with subtreshold symptoms. Archives of General Psychiatry, 59(10), 921–928. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.59.10.921
  • Morrison, A.P., French, P., Parker, S., Roberts, M., Stevens, H., Bentall, R.P., & Lewis, S.W. (2006). Three-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial of cognitive therapy for the prevention of psychosis in people at ultrahigh risk. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 33, 682–687. doi:10.1093/schbul/sbl042
  • Kraan, Tamar, van Dam, Daniella S., Velthorst, Eva, de Ruigh, Esther L., Nieman, Dorien H., Durston, Sarah, Schothorst, Patricia, van der Gaag, Mark, de Haan, Lieuwe,. (2015). Childhood trauma and clinical outcome in patients at ultra-high risk of transition to psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, Epub ahead of print, 1–6. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2015.10.030
  • Kraan, T., Velthorst, E., Koenders, L., Zwaart, K., Ising, H. K., van den Berg, D., de Haan, L., van der Gaag, M.,. (2015). Cannabis use and transition to psychosis in individuals at ultra-high risk: review and meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, Epub ahead of print, 1–9. doi:doi:10.1017/S0033291715002329 

3. Kids that act a little funny...

  • Rapoport, J., Chavez, A., Greenstein, D. et al. (2009). Autism Spectrum Disorders and Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia: Clinical and Biological Contributions to a Relation Revisited. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 48(1), 10–18. doi:10.1097/CHI.0b013e31818b1c63
  • Sporn, Alexandra L., Greenstein, Deanna K., Gogtay, Nitin, Jeffries, Neal O., Lenane, Marge, Gochman, Peter, Clasen, Liv S., Blumenthal, Jonathan, Giedd, Jay N., Rapoport, Judith L.,. (2003). Progressive Brain Volume Loss During Adolescence in Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160(12), 2181–2189. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.160.12.2181
  • Clemmensen, Lars, Vernal, Ditte Lammers, Steinhausen, Hans-Christoph,. (2012). A systematic review of the long-term outcome of early onset schizophrenia. BMC Psychiatry, 12(1), 150–150. doi:doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-12-150 

4. Danger! Look out! They’re gonna get you!

  • Krakowski, M. I. & Czobor, P. (2012). The denial of aggression in violent patients with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 141, 228–233. doi:10.1016/j.schres.2012.08.037
  • Link, B.G., Phelan, J.C., Bresnahan, M., Stueve, A., Pescosolido, B.A. (1999). Public conceptions of mental illness: labels, causes, dangerousness, and social distance. American Journal of Public Health, 89(9), 1328–1333. doi:10.2105/AJPH.89.9.1328
  • Nederlof, A.F., Muris, P., & Hovens, J.E. (2010). Threat/Control-override symptoms and emotional reactions to positive symptoms as correlates of aggressive behavior in psychotic patients. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 199(5), 342–347. doi:10.1097/NMD.0b013e3182175167
  • von dem Knesebeck, Olaf, Mnich, Eva, Angermeyer, Matthias C., Kofahl, Christopher, Makowski, Anna,. (2015). Changes in depression stigma after the Germanwings crash – Findings from German population surveys. Journal of Affective Disorders, 186, 261–265. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2015.07.029 

Assignment 2 

1. Virginia Woolf and the bipolar disorder

2. Does Lithium work?

  • Carney, S. M., & Goodwin, G. M. (2005). Lithium - a continuing story in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 111(426), 7–12. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0447.2005.00521.x
  • Frank, E., Schwartz, H. A., Kupfer, D. J. (2000). Interpersonal and social rhythm therapy: Managing the chaos of bipolar disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 48(0), 593–604. doi:10.1016/S0006-3223(00)00969-0
  • Keck, P. E., Mendlewicz, J., & Calabrese, J. R. (2000). A review of randomised clinical trials in acute mania. Journal of Affective Disorders, 59(1), 31–37. doi:10.1016/S0165-0327(00)00177-4
  • Lam, D. H., Watkins, E. R., Hayward, P., & et al. (2003). A randomized controlled study of cognitive therapy for relapse prevention of bipolar affective disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 60(2), 145–152. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.60.2.145 

3. Busy Dave…

  • Marangoni, Ciro, De Chiara, Lavinia, Faedda, Gianni L.,. (2015). Bipolar Disorder and ADHD: Comorbidity and Diagnostic Distinctions. Current Psychiatry Reports, 17(8), 1–9. doi:DOI 10.1007/s11920-015-0604-y
  • Uchida, Mai, Serra, Giulia, Zayas, Lazaro, Kenworthy, Tara, Faraone, Stephen V., Biederman, Joseph,. (2015). Can unipolar and bipolar pediatric major depression be differentiated from each other? A systematic review of cross-sectional studies examining differences in unipolar and bipolar depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 176, 1–7. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2015.01.037
  • Singh, Manpreet K., Ketter, Terence, Chang, Kiki D.,. (2014). Distinguishing Bipolar Disorder From Other Psychiatric Disorders in Children. Current Psychiatry Reports, 16(12), 516–516. doi:10.1007/s11920-014-0516-2 

4. And then there's creativity

  • Johnson, S.L., Murray, G., Fredrickson, B., Youngstrom, E.A., Hinshaw, S., Bass, J.M., Deckersbach, T., Schooler, J. & Salloum, I. (2012). Creativity and bipolar disorder: Touched by fire or burning with questions?. Clinical Psychology Review, 32, 1–12. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2011.10.001
  • Kyaga, S., Lichtenstein, P., Boman, M., Hultman, C.M., Långström, N., & Landén, M. (2011). Creativity and mental disorder: family study of 300 000 people with severe mental disorder. British Journal of Psychiatry, 199, 373–379. doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.110.085316
  • Power, Robert A, Steinberg, Stacy, Bjornsdottir, Gyda, Rietveld, Cornelius A, Abdellaoui, Abdel, Nivard, Michel M, Johannesson, Magnus, Galesloot, Tessel E, Hottenga, Jouke J, Willemsen, Gonneke, Cesarini, David, Benjamin, Daniel J, Magnusson, Patrik K E, Ullén, Fredrik, Tiemeier, Henning, Hofman, Albert, van Rooij, Frank J A, Walters, G Bragi, Sigurdsson, Engilbert, Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir E, Ingason, Andres, Helgason, Agnar, Kong, Augustine, Kiemeney, Lambertus A, Koellinger, Philipp, Boomsma, Dorret I, Gudbjartsson, Daniel, Stefansson, Hreinn, Stefansson, Kari,. (2015). Polygenic risk scores for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder predict creativity. Nature Neuroscience, 18(7), 953–955. doi:doi:10.1038/nn.4040
  • Keller, Matthew C, Visscher, Peter M,. (2015). Genetic variation links creativity to psychiatric disorders. Nature Neuroscience, 18(7), 928–929. doi:doi: 10.1038/nn.4047 

Assignment 3

1. Nearly all of us are feeling down: The epidemiology of depression and psychological theories

  • Abramson, L. Y., Alloy, L. B., Hankin, B. L., Haeffel, G. J., MacCoon, D. G., & Gibb, B. E. (2002). Cognitive vulnerability-stress models of depression in self-regulatory and psychobiological context. In I. H. Gotlib & C. Hammen (Eds.) (Ed.), Handbook of depression (pp. 268–279). Guilford.
  • Smith, K. (2014). Mental health: a world of depression. Nature, 515, 181–181. doi:10.1038/515180a 

2. Treatment of depression

  • Anthes, E. (2014). Depression: a change of mind. Nature, 515, 185–187. doi:10.1038/515185a
  • Kho, K. H., Van Vreeswijk, M. F., Simpson, St., & Zwinderman, A. H. (2003). A meta-analysis of electroconvulsive therapy efficacy in depression. Journal of ECT, 19(3), 139–147.
  • Pampallona, S., Bollini, P., Tibaldi, G., & Et al. (2004). Combined pharmacotherapy and psychological treatment for depression. Archives of General psychiatry, 61(0), 714–719. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.61.7.714 

3. Sad babies, toddlers and adolescents

  • Weisz, J. R., McCarty, C. A., Valeri, S. M. (2006). Effects of Psychotherapy for Depression in Children and Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 132(1), 132–149. doi:10.1037/0033-2909.132.1.132 132
  • Fergusson, David M., Woodward, Lianne J.,. (2002). Mental Health, Educational, and Social Role Outcomes of Adolescents With Depression. Arch Gen Psychiatry, 59(3), 225–225. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.59.3.225
  • Rutherford, Bret R., Sneed, Joel R., Tandler, Jane M., Rindskopf, David, Peterson, Bradley S., Roose, Steven P.,. (2011). Deconstructing Pediatric Depression Trials: An Analysis of the Effects of Expectancy and Therapeutic Contact. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 50(8), 782–795. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2011.04.004 

4. Imagine that happening to you...

  • Cassells, C., Paterson, B., Dowding, D., & Morrison, R. (2005). Long- and short-term risk factors in the prediction of inpatient suicide: A review of the literature. Crisis, 26(2), 53–63. doi:10.1027/0227-5910.26.2.53
  • Kessing, L. V. (2004). Severity of depressive episodes according to ICD-10: Prediction of risk of relapse and suicide. British Journal of Psychiatry, 184(0), 153–156. doi:10.1192/bjp.184.2.153
  • Turecki, G. (2014). The molecular bases of the suicidal brain. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 15(12), 802–816. doi:10.1038/nrn3839 

Assignment 4 

1. Imagine this: A man walk into the psychologists office

  • Donoghue, Kim, Doody, Gillian A., Murray, Robin M., Jones, Peter B., Morgan, Craig, Dazzan, Paola, Hart, Jozella, Mazzoncini, Rodolfo, MacCabe, James H.,. (2014). Cannabis use, gender and age of onset of schizophrenia: Data from the ÆSOP study. Psychiatry Research, 215(3), 528–532. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2013.12.038
  • Kendler, Kenneth S., Gardner, Charles O.,. (2014). Sex Differences in the Pathways to Major Depression: A Study of Opposite-Sex Twin Pairs. American Journal of Psychiatry, 171(4), 426–435. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2013.13101375
  • Martin, Lisa A., Neighbors, Harold W., Griffith, Derek M.,. (2013). The Experience of Symptoms of Depression in Men vs Women. JAMA Psychiatry, 70(10), 1100–1100. doi:doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.1985 

2. New treatment options for Depression

  • Holtzheimer, P.E., 3rd, Mayberg, H.S. (2010). Deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant depression. The American journal of psychiatry, 167, 1437–1444. doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2010.10010141
  • Brunoni, A.R., Valiengo, L., Baccaro, A., Zanao, T.A., de Oliveira, J.F., Goulart, A., Boggio, P.S., Lotufo, P.A., Bensenor, I.M., Fregni, F. (2013). The Sertraline vs Electrical Current Therapy for Treating Depression Clinical Study. JAMA psychiatry, 70(4), 383–391. doi:10.1001/2013.jamapsychiatry.32
  • Chistyakov, A.V., Kreinin, B., Marmor, S., Kaplan, B., Khatib, A., Darawsheh, N., Koren, D., Zaaroor, M., Klein, E. (2015). Preliminary assessment of the therapeutic efficacy of continuous theta-burst magnetic stimulation (cTBS) in major depression: A double-blind sham-controlled study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 170, 225–229. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2014.08.035 

3. All the same?!

  • Whitton, A.E., Treadway, M.T., Pizzagalli, D.A. (2015). Reward processing dysfunction in major depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Current opinion in psychiatry, 28(1), 7–12. doi:10.1097/YCO.0000000000000122
  • Krueger, Robert F., Hopwood, Christopher J., Wright, Aidan G. C., Markon, Kristian E.,. (2014). Challenges and Strategies in Helping the DSM Become More Dimensional and Empirically Based. Current Psychiatry Reports, 16(12), 1–6. doi:DOI 10.1007/s11920-014-0515-3 

Course Assignments

  • Kay, S.R., Opler, L.A., & Lindenmayer, J-P. (1987). Reliability and validity of the positive and negative syndrome scale for schizophrenics. Psychiatry Research, 23(0), 99–110. doi:10.1016/0165-1781(88)90038-8
  • Peralta, V., & Cuesta, M.J. (1994). Psychometric properties of the Positive And Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 53(0), 31–40. doi:10.1016/0165-1781(94)90093-0
  • Kay, S.R., Fiszbein, A. & Opler, L.A. (1987). SCI-PANSS.
  • Kay, S.R., Opler, L.A., & Fiszbein, A. (2000). Beoordelingscriteria PANSS. Multi-Health Systems, 0(0), 2–19.
  • Scoring Form Instructions (English)
  • Scoringsformulier PANSS. (1987). Scoringsformulier PANSS.
  • Beck, A.T., Steer, R.A. & Brown, G.K. (2002). Hoofdstuk 2 Afname en scoring. In Beck, A.T. Nederlandse vertaling door Does, A.J.W van der (Ed.), Beck Depression Inventory - Second Edition (BDI-II-NL) (pp. 13–18). The Psychological Corporation.
  • Beck, A.T., Steer, R.A. & Brown, G.K. (2002). Hoofdstuk 4 Psychometrische eigenschappen: onderzoek met de Nederlandse versie van de BDI-II, de BDI-II-NL. In Beck, A.T. Nederlandse vertaling door Does, A.J.W van der (Ed.), Beck Depression Inventory - Second Edition (BDI-II-NL) (pp. 23–34). The Psychological Corporation.
  • Luteijn, F. & Kok, A.R. (1985). Scoringsinformatie NVM. In Luteijn, F. & Kok, A.R. (Ed.), Handleiding van de NVM: Nederlandse verkorte MMPI (pp. 14–16). Swets & Zeitlinger.
  • Arrindell, W.A. & Ettema, J.H.M. (2003). 2 Betekenis van de schalen van de SCL-90. In Arrindell, W.A. & Ettema, J.H.M. (Ed.), SCL-90 Handleiding (revised) (pp. 0–0). Pearson.
  • Schreurs, P.J.G., Willige, G. van de, Brosschot, J.F. (1993). Scoringsinformatie UCL. In P.J.G. Schreurs, G. van de Willige, J.F. Brosschot, B. Tellegen & G.M.H. Graus (Ed.), De Utrechtse Coping Lijst: UCL (pp. 0–0). Pearson Assessment & Information B.V. 

Learning resources 3.5 C C Eating, Sex and Other needs

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Week 1

  • American Psychiatric Association (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing
  • Changes DSM
  • The Oxford Handbook of Eating Disorders (Oxford Library of Psychology)” Agras (2010)
  • Chapter 2 (classification)
  • Chapter 3 (epidemiology)
  • Chapter 5 (controversies)
  • Chapter 7 (genetic influences)
  • Chapter 8 (psychosocial risk)
  • Chapter 17 (psychological comorbidity of eating disorders) 
  • Cassin, S. E., & Von Ranson, K. M. (2005). Personality and eating disorders: A decade in review. Clinical Psychology Review, 25(7), 895–916. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2005.04.012
  • Micali, N., De Stavola, B., Ploubidis, G., Simonoff, E., Treasure, J., & Field, A. E. (2015). Adolescent eating disorder behaviours and cognitions: gender-specific effects of child, maternal and family risk factors. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 207(4), 320–327. doi:10.1192/bjp.bp.114.152371
  • Peebles, R., Wilson, J. L., & Lock, J. D. (2006). How Do Children with Eating Disorders Differ from Adolescents with Eating Disorders at Initial Evaluation?. Journal of Adolescent Health, 39(6), 800–805. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2006.05.013
  • Räisänen, U. & Hunt, K. (2014). The role of gendered constructions of eating disorders in delayed help-seeking in men: a qualitative interview study: Table 1. BMJ Open, 4(4), e004342–e004342. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004342
  • Stice, Eric, Marti, C. Nathan, Rohde, Paul,. (2013). Prevalence, incidence, impairment, and course of the proposed DSM-5 eating disorder diagnoses in an 8-year prospective community study of young women. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 122(2), 445–457. doi:10.1037/a0030679
  • Strother, Eric, Lemberg, Raymond, Stanford, Stevie Chariese, Turberville, Dayton,. (2012). Eating Disorders in Men: Underdiagnosed, Undertreated, and Misunderstood. Eating Disorders, 20(5), 346–355. doi:10.1080/10640266.2012.715512 


  • Räisänen & Hunt (2014): this paper is used to illustrate some problems concerning EDs in men. You do not need to study this paper thoroughly, reading it will be sufficient.
  • Chapter 7: skip the linkage/association part.
  • Chapters 8 and 17: the tables are very handy. You do not need to memorize exact numbers, but you need to know the trends.

Week 2

  • The Oxford Handbook of Eating Disorders (Oxford Library of Psychology)” Agras (2010)
  • Chapter 19: Cognitive behavioral therapy for eating disorders
  • Chapter 20: Interpersonal therapy for the treatment of eating disorders
  • Chapter 21: Family therapy
  • Chapter 23: Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Chapter 24: Pharmacotherapy of the eating disorders
  • Chapter 25: Evidence-based treatment for the eating disorders 
  • Bunnell, D.W. (2015). Gender Socialization, Countertransference and the Treatment of Men with Eating Disorders. Clinical Social Work Journal, 44(1), 99–104. doi:10.1007/s10615-015-0564-z
  • Elzakkers, Isis F.F.M., Danner, Unna N., Hoek, Hans W., Schmidt, Ulrike, van Elburg, Annemarie A.,. (2014). Compulsory treatment in anorexia nervosa: A review. Int. J. Eat. Disord., 47(8), 845–852. doi:DOI: 10.1002/eat.22330
  • Vitousek, K., Watson, S., & Wilson, G. T. (1998). Enhancing motivation for change in treatment-resistant eating disorders. Clinical Psychology Review, 18(4), 391–420. doi:10.1016/S0272-7358(98)00012-9 

Week 3

  • Human sexuality and its problems (2009). Bancroft.
  • Chapter 4: Sexual arousal and response – the psychosomatic circle page 55 to 111 (up to “The role of hormones”) and pages 130 (Making sense of gender differences) to 143
  • Chapter 13: Sexual aspects of medical practice
  • Bancroft, J., Graham, C.A., Janssen, E. & Sanders, S.A. (2009). The Dual Control Model: Current Status and Future Directions. Journal of sex research, 46(2), 121–142. doi:10.1080/00224490902747222
  • Janssen, Erick, Everaerd, Walter, Spiering, Mark, Janssen, Jeroen,. (2000). Automatic processes and the appraisal of sexual stimuli: Toward an information processing model of sexual arousal. Journal of Sex Research, 37(1), 8–23. doi:10.1080/00224490009552016
  • Kontula, O., & Miettinen, A. (2016). Determinants of female sexual orgasms. Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology, 6(0), 1–21. doi:10.3402/snp.v6.31624
  • Stephenson, K. R., & Meston, C. M. (2013). The Conditional Importance of Sex: Exploring the Association Between Sexual Well-Being and Life Satisfaction. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 41(1), 25–38. doi:10.1080/0092623X.2013.811450
  • Haning, R. V. et al. (2007). Intimacy, Orgasm Likelihood, and Conflict Predict Sexual Satisfaction in Heterosexual Male and Female Respondents. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 33(2), 93–113. doi:10.1080/00926230601098449 


  • Chapter 4: Do not get lost in irrelevant details. Think about the learning goals!
  • Chapter 13: Only study the relevant parts (Psychiatry + Sexual side effects of medication (only relevant medications!) + Sexual aspects of alcohol and drug addiction)

Week 4

  • American Psychiatric Association (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing
  • Changes DSM
  • Human sexuality and its problems (2009). Bancroft.
  • Chapter 11: The nature of problematic sexuality
  • Chapter 12: Helping people with sexual problems: assessment and treatment options
  • Frühauf, S., Gerger, H., Schmidt, H. M., Munder, T., Barth, J. (2013). Efficacy of Psychological Interventions for Sexual Dysfunction: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42(6), 915–933. doi:10.1007/s10508-012-0062-0
  • Reissing, E. D., Binik, Y. M., Khalifé, S., Cohen, D., & Amsel, R. (2004). Vaginal Spasm, Pain, and Behavior: An empirical Investigation of the Diagnosis of Vaginismus. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 33(0), 5–17. doi:10.1023/B:ASEB.0000007458.32852.c8
  • Brauer, M., Ter Kuile, M.M., & Laan, E. (2009). Effects of appraisal of sexual stimuli on sexual arousal in women with and without superficial dyspareunia. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 38(4), 476–485. doi:10.1007/s10508-008-9371-8
  • Kempeneers, P., Andrianne, R. Bauwens, S., Georis, I., Pairoux, J., & Blairy, S. (2012). Functional and Psychological Characteristics of Belgian Men with Premature Ejaculation and Their Partners. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42(1), 51–66. doi:10.1007/s10508-012-9958-y
  • Middleton, L.S., Kuffel, S.W., & Heiman, J.R. (2008). Effects of experimentally adopted sexual schemas on vaginal response and subjective sexual arousal: A comparison between women with sexual arousal disorder and sexually healthy women. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 37(0), 950–961. doi:10.1007/s10508-007-9310-0
  • Lankveld, J. J. D. M. van, Van den Hout, M. A., & Schouten, E. G. W. (2004). The effects of self-focused attention, performance demand, and dispositional sexual self-consciousness on sexual arousal of sexually functional and disfunctional men. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 42(8), 915–935. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2003.07.011 


  • Read Chapter 12 but do not study it extensively.

Learning resources 3.6 C C Neuropsychology

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Please note: The chapters from Kolb & Wishaw are not on PsyWeb

Theme 1 Perception and motor behavior


  • Kolb, B., & Wishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of human neuropsychology. New York: Worth Publishers.Chapter 26. Neurological Disorders. (731-741) 


  • Kolb, B., & Wishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of human neuropsychology. New York: Worth Publishers.
    Chapter 14. The parietal lobes.
  • Kolb, B., & Wishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of human neuropsychology. New York: Worth Publishers.
    Chapter 9. Organization of the motor system.
  • Cantagallo A, Maini M, Rumiati RI (2012). The cognitive rehabilitation of limb apraxia in patients with stroke. Neuropsychological rehabilitation 


  • Kolb, B., & Wishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of human neuropsychology. New York: Worth Publishers.
    Chapter 13. The occipital Lobes


  • Karnath, H. O., & Rorden, C. (2012). The anatomy of spatial neglect. Neuropsychologia, 50(6), 1010–1017. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.06.027 


  • Cantagallo, A., Maini, M., & Rumiati, R. I. (2012). The cognitive rehabilitation of limb apraxia in patients with stroke. Neuropsychological rehabilitation, 22(3), 473–488. doi:10.1080/09602011.2012.658317 


  • Karnath HO, Rorden C (2012). The anatomy of spatial neglect. Neuropsychologia 50:1010-1017 

Theme 2 Language and Memory


  • Kolb, B., & Wishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of human neuropsychology. New York: Worth Publishers.
    Chapter 19. Language

Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Zumbansen, A., Peretz, I., & Hébert, S. (2014). Melodic Intonation Therapy: Back to Basics for Future Research. Frontiers in neurology, 5(7), 1–11. doi:10.3389/fneur.2014.00007
  • Caroline H.S. Barwood, Bruce E. Murdoch, Stephan Riek, John D. O Sullivan, Andrew Wong, David Lloyd and Alan Coulthard. (2013). Long term language recovery subsequent to low frequency rTMS in chronic non-fluent aphasia. NeuroRehabilitation, 32(4), 915–928. doi:http://doi.org/10.3233/NRE-130915


  • Kolb, B., & Wishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of human neuropsychology. New York: Worth Publishers.
    Chapter 18. Learning and Memory

Not connected

  • Helmstaedter, C. (2013). Cognitive outcomes of different surgical approaches in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epileptic Disorders: International epilepsy journal with videotape, 15(3), 221–239. doi:10.1684/epd.2013.0587 


  • Kolb, B., & Wishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of human neuropsychology. New York: Worth Publishers.
    Chapter 15. The temporal lobes

Theme 3 Attention and Executive Functioning

Who's in control?

  • McDonald, B. C., Flashman, L. A., & Saykin, A. J. (2002). Executive dysfunction following traumatic brain injury: Neural substrates and treatment strategies. NeuroRehabilitation, 17(0), 333–344.
  • Wright, A., Rickards, H., & Cavanna, A. E. (2012). Impulse-control disorders in gilles de la tourette syndrome. The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences, 24(1), 16–27. doi:10.1176/appi.neuropsych.10010013 

Can I have your attention, please?

  • Ziino, C., & Ponsford, J. (2006). Selective attention deficits and subjective fatigue following traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychology, 20(3), 383–390. doi:10.1037/0894-4105.20.3.383 Michel, J. A., & Mateer, C. A. (2006). Attention rehabilitation following stroke and traumatic brain injury. Europa Medicophysica, 42(1), 59–67. 

Executive Functions

  • Kolb, B., & Wishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of human neuropsychology. New York: Worth Publishers.
    Chapter 16. The frontal lobes.


  • Kolb, B., & Wishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of human neuropsychology. New York: Worth Publishers.
    Chapter 22. Attention (partly: only 607-625)

Theme 4 Development and Aging

Fetal alcohol syndrome

  • Kolb, B., & Wishaw, I. Q. (2015). Fundamentals of human neuropsychology. New York: Worth Publishers.
    Chapter 24. Developmental Disorders (FAS 690-692)

Bad habit with major consequences?

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Tired and handicapped but not written off

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Parksinon’s disease

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    Chapter 27. Psychiatric and Related disorders (774-792) 

Shaking in my shoes

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  • Burell & Piguet (2015). Lifting the veil: how to use clinical neuropsychology to assess dementia. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry. 86(11):1216-1224

Grandma has lost it

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