Boivin, Michael J.

Neuropsychology of Children in Africa

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Table of contents

1. An Introduction to the Neuropsychology of African Children Within a Co-constructivist Paradigm
Michael J. Boivin, Hailey Wouters, Bruno Giordani

2. Approaches to Assessment of Very Young Children in Africa in the Context of HIV
Betsy Kammerer, Peter K. Isquith, Shannon Lundy

3. Acknowledging Methodological Complexity in Assessing Children in HIV-Affected Communities in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa
J. D. Kvalsvig, M. Taylor, S. Kauchali, M. Chhagan

4. Cognitive, Motor, and Behavioral Development of Orphans of HIV/AIDS in Institutional Contexts
Kim T. Ferguson, Melody J. Lee

5. Factors Contributing to the Psychosocial Adjustment of Ugandan Preschool Children with HIV/AIDS
Rachelle A. Busman, Connie Page, Evelyn Oka, Bruno Giordani, Michael J. Boivin

6. Examining the Psychosocial Adjustment and School Performance of Ugandan Children with HIV/AIDS
Rachelle A. Busman, Evelyn Oka, Bruno Giordani, Michael J. Boivin

7. Screening for Neurodisability in Low-Resource Settings Using the Ten Questions Questionnaire
Erin E. Lorencz, Michael J. Boivin

8. Language Development in Sub-Saharan Africa
Katie Alcock, Nuala Alibhai

9. Psychosocial Aspects of Malnutrition Among African Children: Antecedents, Consequences, and Interventions
Amina Abubakar

10. Assessing the Effects of Maternal Anemia on Child Development in Benin
Florence Bodeau-Livinec, Michel Cot, Ghislain K. Koura, Michael J. Boivin

11. The Assessment of Skill Learning in African Children
Esther Adi-Japha

12. The Assessment of Neuropsychological Outcomes in Pediatric Severe Malaria
Penny Holding, Michael J. Boivin

13. Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy (CCRT) for African Children: Evidence for Neuropsychological Benefit and Future Directions
Paul Bangirana, Michael J. Boivin, Bruno Giordani

14. Measurement of Cognitive Outcomes of At-Risk Children Using Novelty Processing in Rural Kenyan Children
Michael Kihara

15. The Neuropsychology of Sickle Cell Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa
Nicolas Ruffieux, Claude-Alain Hauert

16. Postscript: Towards a Universal Brain/Behavior Omnibus in the Neuropsychology of African Children
Michael J. Boivin, Karen Dobias, Bruno Giordani

Keywords: Psychology, Neuropsychology, Public Health, Cross Cultural Psychology, Pediatrics

Publication year
Specialty Topics in Pediatric Neuropsychology
Page amount
20 pages

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