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Acquired Aphasia (Third Edition) by Martha Taylor Sarno

By Martha Taylor Sarno

With chapters containing as much as 50 percentage new assurance, this e-book offers an intensive replace of the most recent learn and improvement within the region of received aphasia. assurance contains the indicators of aphasia, overview, neuropsychology, the categorical linguistic deficits linked to aphasia, comparable issues, restoration, and rehabilitation. This accomplished compilation, written by means of the most a professional staff within the box, presents an authoritative textual content and reference for graduate scholars, clinicians, and researchers. Key positive factors* Chapters comprise as much as 50 percentage new assurance* presents replace of up to date learn within the box* comprises writings through the main an expert staff within the box* accomplished, exhaustive reference software

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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. Although it is clear that all mental activity and communication stems from the activity of the CNS, reference to the CNS is important because aphasia is not the result of a peculiar utilization of language related to psychogenic or social deviations.

Young, R. M. (1970). Mind, brain, and adaptation in the nineteenth century. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Clarendon). 2 Signs of Aphasia ANTONIO R. DAMASIO This chapter discusses the clinical presentation of the aphasias, the major types, and the principal signs. A discussion of the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of language (and, by extension, a discussion of the physiopathology of the aphasias) is outside the scope of this text. However, the comments on the clinical evidence presented here reflect a particular theoretical perspective on neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and physiopathology, which has been documented elsewhere in detail (A.

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