A Coursebook on Aphasia and Other Neurogenic Language Disorders / Edition 3

A Coursebook on Aphasia and Other Neurogenic Language Disorders / Edition 3

by M.N. Hegde
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1418037362

ISBN-13: 9781418037369

Pub. Date: 12/14/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This excellent new edition of a highly respected text provides clear, essential information on aphasia and other neurogenic language disorders in a user-friendly format. Organized in the coursebook format, pages are divided into columns with written information side by side with space for notes, allowing you to keep all your information in one, easy to access

Overview

This excellent new edition of a highly respected text provides clear, essential information on aphasia and other neurogenic language disorders in a user-friendly format. Organized in the coursebook format, pages are divided into columns with written information side by side with space for notes, allowing you to keep all your information in one, easy to access location. Thorough revisions reflect recent developments in the field including expanded information on dementia, traumatic brain injury, and right hemisphere syndrome. Current and clinically relevant, additional information on the study, assessment, and treatment of language disorders associated with neurologic problems has been included making this an essential and practical resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418037369
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/14/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
564
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Part I: Aphasia Chapter 1: Aphasia: A Historical Introduction Chapter 2: Neurophysical Considerations Chapter 3: Neurodiagnostic Methods and Neuropathology of Aphasia Chapter 4: Prevalence, Definition, and Classification of Aphasia Chapter 5: Etiology and Symptomatology of Nonfluent Aphasias Chapter 6: Etiology and Symptomatology of Fluent Aphasias Chapter 7: Atypical Aphasias and Aphasia in Selected Populations Chapter 8: Assessment of Aphasia Chapter 9: Treatment of Aphasia Part II: Right Hemisphere Syndrome Chapter 10: Right Hemisphere Syndrome Chapter 11: Assessment and Treatment of Right Hemisphere Syndrome Part III: Traumatic Brain Injury Chapter 12: Traumatic Brain Injury: Causes and Consequences Chapter 13: Assessment and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury Part IV: Dementia Chapter 14: Dementia of the Alzheimers Type Chapter 15: Other Forms of Dementia Chapter 16: Assessment and Management of Patients with Dementia References Glossary Appendix A: The Coursebook Method of Teaching and Learning Appendix B: Glossary of Medical Abbreviations and Symbols Appendix C: The World Health Organization: The International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) Appendix D: Internet Resources for Clinicians and Consumers Index

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