Acquired Aphasia

Acquired Aphasia

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"Acquired Aphasia" contains current, state-of-the-art information from the disciplines involved in the study of aphasia. Distinguished specialists from neurolinguistics, neuropsychology, neurology, speech-language pathology, and psycholinguistics review issues, theories, and practices from all perspectives. Chapters address acquired aphasia in children, the elderly, and the head-injured as well as localization, classification, artistry in aphasia, psychological and social sequelae, sentence processing, intelligence, phonological aspects, and recovery and rehabilitation.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 599 pages
  • 156 x 228 x 40mm | 997.9g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • references, index
  • 0126193215
  • 9780126193213

Table of contents

Signs of aphasia, A.Damasio; cerebral localization of the aphasias, H.Damasio; assessment of aphasia, O.Spreen and A.Risser; phonological aspects of aphasia, S.Blumstein; lexical deficits, B.C.Rapp and A.Caramazza; sentence processing, R.S.Berndt; auditory comprehension in aphasia, K.Riedel; explanations for the concept of apraxia of speech, H.W.Buckingham Jr; aphasia-related disorders, E.Kaplan; intelligence and aphasia, K.Hamsher; artistry and aphasia, H.Gardner et al; language in the elderly aphasic and in the dementing patient, R.Au et al; acquired aphasia in children, D.Aram; aphasia in closed head injury, H.S.Levin; the psychological and social sequelae of aphasia, J.Sarno; recovery and rehabilitation in aphasia, M.Taylor Sarno.
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