The assessment and treatment of emotional disorders

Guido Gainotti

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter begins with a discussion of how emotional disorders differ from other 'neuropsychological' disorders such as language, memory, attention, visuospatial exploration, etc. It then discusses taxonomies of emotions and their underlying theoretical models; neurological, psychological, and psychosocial factors causing disorders in brain-damaged patients; the major types of emotional disorders following brain damage; and assessment and treatment of emotional disorders following braindamage.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780191594250, 9780199234110
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2010


  • Brain damage
  • Emotional disorders
  • Neuropsychological disorders
  • Visuospatial exploration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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