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Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders / Edition 3
     

Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders / Edition 3

by Leonard LaPointe
 

ISBN-10: 1588902269

ISBN-13: 9781588902269

Pub. Date: 10/18/2004

Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers, Incorporated

Here is the completely updated third edition of the classic text on aphasia, covering key developments in treating language disruptions caused by stroke and other types of brain damage or trauma. From the latest neurobiological aspects, to social and group models of intervention and rehabilitation, this book is all-inclusive. The text begins with the primary types of

Overview

Here is the completely updated third edition of the classic text on aphasia, covering key developments in treating language disruptions caused by stroke and other types of brain damage or trauma. From the latest neurobiological aspects, to social and group models of intervention and rehabilitation, this book is all-inclusive. The text begins with the primary types of aphasia and goes on to cover pathophysiology, nature and differentiating features, evaluation, and treatment principles. Blending traditional approaches to aphasia impairment with current World Health Organization models, and including contributions by some of the leading experts in the field, this book is a must for speech-language pathologists, neuropsychologists, neurologists, and rehabilitation specialists. It is also ideal as an undergraduate or graduate text, and has been used by countless students as the authoritative sourcebook on treating aphasia and related neurogenic disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588902269
Publisher:
Thieme Medical Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/18/2004
Edition description:
3
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

LaPointe, Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Section I: Foundations and Practicalities
Chapter 1: Brain Basics
Leonard LaPointe
Chapter 2: Humanistic Basics: Accommodation, Adjustment, and Aristos
Leonard LaPointe
Chapter 3: Aphasia Theory, Models, and Classification
Malcolm McNeil & David Copland
Chapter 4: Clinical Practice in Acute Care Hospital Settings
Joseph R. Duffy, Jack E. Thomas & Tepanta R. D. Fossett
Chapter 5: Neuroimaging and Brain-Based Communication Disorders
Julius Fridriksson
Chapter 6: Cultural and Multi-Linguistic Issues
Joyce L. Harris
Chapter 7: Enhancing Quality of Life
Katherine B. Ross

Section II: Assessment and Treatment
Chapter 8: Naming and Word Retrieval Impairments
Anastasia M. Raymer
Chapter 9: Comprehension
Mikyong Kim
Chapter 10: Reading and Writing Impairments
Pelagie M. Beeson, Kindle Rising, and Steven Z. Rapcsak
Chapter 11: Syntax and Linguistic-Based Approaches
Gayle Dede and Erin O'Bryan
Chapter 12: Pragmatics and Discourse
Leanne Togher
Chapter 13: Social and Life Participation Approaches to Aphasia Intervention
Roberta J. Elman
Chapter 14: Assistive Technology
Joanne Lasker
Chapter 15: Treatment Effectiveness and Evidence-Based Practice
Randall R. Robey
Chapter 16: Resources for Families and Clinicians
Adrienne Hancock

Section III: Related Cognitive-Language Disorders
Chapter 17: Right Hemisphere Syndrome
Margaret L. Blake
Chapter 18: Dementia
Michelle S. Bourgeois
Chapter 19: Traumatic Brain Injury, Blast Injuries, Multisystem Injuries
Carl A. Coelho

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