Acquired Aphasia (Third Edition) by Martha Taylor Sarno

By Martha Taylor Sarno

With chapters containing as much as 50 percentage new insurance, this publication offers an intensive replace of the most recent learn and improvement within the sector of got aphasia. assurance contains the indicators of aphasia, overview, neuropsychology, the categorical linguistic deficits linked to aphasia, similar issues, restoration, and rehabilitation. This accomplished compilation, written via probably the most a professional staff within the box, offers an authoritative textual content and reference for graduate scholars, clinicians, and researchers. Key good points* Chapters contain as much as 50 percentage new assurance* offers replace of contemporary study within the box* contains writings via the main an expert staff within the box* accomplished, exhaustive reference instrument

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Aphasia Aphasia is a disturbance of the complex process of comprehending and formulating verbal messages that results from newly acquired disease of the central nervous system (CNS). 25 ACQUIRED APHASIA, THIRD EDITION Copyright 91998 by Academic Press. All rights of reproduction in any form reserved. 26 Antonio R. , genetic or environment-induced perinatal cerebral defect). The former befalls individuals previously capable of using language appropriately. The latter may produce developmental language defects in individuals whose ability to use language will never attain a normal level.

La troisi6me circonvolution frontale gauche ne joue aucun role sp6cial dans la fonction du language. Semaine Medicale, 26, 241-247. , & Vignolo, L. A. (1977). Localization of lesions of aphasia: Clinical CT scan correlations in stroke patients. Cortex, 15, 627-654. Meunier, M. (1924). Histoire de la m~decine. Paris: La Francois. Mohr, J. P. (1976). Broca's area and Broca's aphasia. In H. Whitaker & H. ), Studies in neurolinguistics. New York: Academic Press. Mohr, J. , Pessin, M. , Funkenstein, H.

But such patients have a concomitant disorder of their thought processes that parallels the language disturbance. Unlike the patient with aphasia who struggles to turn properly organized meanings into language and fails (or tries, without success, to turn the message heard into internal meaning), patients with confusional states communicate their disordered thought processes verbally, with remarkable success. Confusional states are most commonly produced by metabolic disturbances or by substance intoxication, but they can also be the result of cerebral tumors (directly or indirectly affecting brain structures that sustain vigilance) or of trauma.

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