Acquired Aphasia

Acquired Aphasia

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With chapters containing up to 50 percent new coverage, this book provides a thorough update of the latest research and development in the area of acquired aphasia. Coverage includes the symptoms of aphasia, assessment, neuropsychology, the specific linguistic deficits associated with aphasia, related disorders, recovery, and rehabilitation. This comprehensive compilation, written by some of the most knowledgeable workers in the field, provides an authoritative text and reference for graduate students, clinicians, and researchers.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 670 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 50mm | 1,161.19g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0126193223
  • 9780126193220

Table of contents

Preface to the Third Edition.
Preface to the Second Edition.
Preface to the First Edition.
A. Benton and S.W. Anderson, Aphasia: Historical Perspectives.
A.R. Damasio, Signs of Aphasia.
H. Damasio, Neuroanatomical Correlates of the Aphasias.
O. Spreen and A.H. Risser, Assessment of Aphasia.
S.E. Blumstein, Phonological Aspects of Aphasia.
B.C. Rapp and A. Caramazza, Lexical Deficits.
R.S. Berndt, Sentence Processing in Aphasia.
H.W. Buckingham, Jr. Explanations for the Concept of Apraxia of Speech.
E. Kaplan, R.E. Gallagher, and G. Glosser, Aphasia-Related Disorders.
K. Hamsher, Intelligence and Aphasia.
E. Winner and C. Von Karolyi, Artistry and Aphasia.
M. Nicholas, L.T. Connor, L.K. Obler, and M.L. Albert, Aging, Language, and Language Disorders.
D.M. Aram, Acquired Aphasia in Children.
H.S. Levin and S.B. Chapman, Aphasia after Traumatic Brain Injury.
M. Paradis, Acquired Aphasia in Bilingual Speakers.
J.C. Payne, Ethnocultural Dynamics and Acquired Aphasia.
J.E. Sarno and G. Gainotti, The Psychological and Social Sequelae of Aphasia.
M.T. Sarno, Recovery and Rehabilitation in Aphasia.
Subject Index.
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"This is a comprehensive source covering many aspects of acquired aphasia from its historical, clinical, intellectual and psychological components"
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