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

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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.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Provides clear, essential information on aphasia and other neurogenic language disorders in a user-friendly format, with pages divided into columns of written information and space for notes, plus b&w diagrams. This edition is revised to reflect recent developments in the field. Ethnocultural variables that affect the study, assessment, and treatment of neurogenic communication disorders have been integrated with each chapter. For graduate students of speech-language pathology. Spiral wire binding. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418037369
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/14/2005
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 564
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

M.N. (Giri) Hegde, PhD, is Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University-Fresno. He holds a master's degree in experimental psychology from the University of Mysore, India, a post master's diploma in Medical (Clinical) Psychology form Bangalore University, India, and a doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He is a specialist in fluency disorders, language disorders, research methods, and treatment procedures in communicative disorders. Widely published, Dr. Hegde has received many prestigious honors.

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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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