Chapter 22. Cognitive Rehabilitation

  1. Francis T. Durso3,
  2. Raymond S. Nickerson Associate Editor4,
  3. Susan T. Dumais Associate Editor5,
  4. Stephan Lewandowsky Associate Editor6 and
  5. Timothy J. Perfect Associate Editor7
  1. Barbara A. Wilson1,2

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch22

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wilson, B. A. (2007) Cognitive Rehabilitation, in Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition (eds F. T. Durso, R. S. Nickerson, S. T. Dumais, S. Lewandowsky and T. J. Perfect), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Texas Tech University, USA

  2. 4

    Tufts University, USA

  3. 5

    Microsoft Corporation, USA

  4. 6

    University of Western Australia, Australia

  5. 7

    University of Plymouth, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, UK

  2. 2

    The Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015346

Online ISBN: 9780470713181



  • brain injury;
  • cognitive rehabilitation;
  • road traffic accident;
  • emotional problems;
  • vocational rehabilitation


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Overview

  • Historical Background

  • What do We Understand by the Term “cognitive Rehabilitation”?

  • Theoretical Influences on Cognitive Rehabilitation

  • Changes in Rehabilitation Over the Past 25 Years

  • Current Approaches to Rehabilitation

  • The Practice of Rehabilitation

  • A Case Study to Illustrate the Process of Cognitive Rehabilitation

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References