By Martha Taylor Sarno

With chapters containing as much as 50 percentage new insurance, this publication offers an intensive replace of the most recent study and improvement within the quarter of obtained aphasia. assurance contains the indications of aphasia, overview, neuropsychology, the categorical linguistic deficits linked to aphasia, similar problems, restoration, and rehabilitation. This accomplished compilation, written via essentially the most a professional staff within the box, offers an authoritative textual content and reference for graduate scholars, clinicians, and researchers.

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When probed about their abnormal behavior, these patients clearly relate a strange experience of avolition and diminished richness of thought content, but not of any problem with the actual composition of verbal communication. Most such patients have disease in areas of the brain that are different from those that produce the aphasias, for example, in the supplementary motor area or in the cingulate gyrus as opposed to the region surrounding the Sylvian fissure. A few have acute psychotic states and no macroscopically detectable brain disease, although they may suffer from profound changes in neurotransmitter systems innervating certain regions of the brain.

Neurology, 14, 851-854. , & Horenstein, S. (1976). Localization of speech parameters by brain scan. Neurology, 26, 226-230. , & Coates, R. (1979). Computer tomographic localization, lesion size, and prognosis in aphasia and nonverbal impairment. Brain and Language, 8, 34-50. , Lau, W. , & Polk, M. (1993). The structural determinants of recovery in Wernicke's aphasia. Brain and Language, 44, 153-164. , & McCabe, P. (1977). Isotope localization of infarcts in aphasia. Archives of Neurology (Chicago), 34, 590-601.

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