Acquired Aphasia by Martha Taylor Sarno

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With chapters containing as much as 50 percentage new insurance, this booklet presents an intensive replace of the newest learn and improvement within the sector of bought aphasia. insurance comprises the indications of aphasia, overview, neuropsychology, the categorical linguistic deficits linked to aphasia, similar issues, restoration, and rehabilitation. This finished compilation, written via probably the most an expert staff within the box, presents an authoritative textual content and reference for graduate scholars, clinicians, and researchers.

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Most patients with fluent aphasias have lesions located in the posterior aspect of the perisylvian region. Most patients with nonfluent aphasias have lesions located in the anterior aspect of the perisylvian region (Benson, 1967). Disturbances of Repetition A failure to repeat words or sentences is another hallmark of aphasia. The ability to repeat may be entirely lost, or may be marred by phonemic paraphasias or omissions of sounds and words. Repetition is impaired in most aphasias, and actually dominates the clinical presentation of conduction aphasia largely because other pronounced defects are lacking.

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