Acquired Aphasia by Martha Taylor Sarno

By Martha Taylor Sarno

With chapters containing as much as 50 percentage new insurance, this ebook offers an intensive replace of the most recent learn and improvement within the region of received aphasia. assurance comprises the indicators of aphasia, review, neuropsychology, the explicit linguistic deficits linked to aphasia, similar problems, restoration, and rehabilitation. This accomplished compilation, written by means of one of the most an expert staff within the box, offers an authoritative textual content and reference for graduate scholars, clinicians, and researchers.

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On the other hand, impairment of reading can appear in pure form without impairment of auditory comprehension or writing. In 32 Antonio R. Damasio most cases of aphasia, however, reading, writing, and auditory comprehension are impaired together, although rarely to the same degree. Apraxia Many aphasic patients also present with apraxia, forms of which, from a practical and clinical standpoint, can be considered yet another sign of aphasia. APRAXIAmay be defined as a disorder of the execution of learned movement that cannot be accounted for by weakness, incoordination, sensory loss, or impaired comprehension or attention to commands.

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