Fluent Aphasia

Fluent Aphasia

by Susan Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521791073

ISBN-13: 9780521791076

Pub. Date: 09/30/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Fluent aphasia is a language disorder that follows brain damage, severely impairing the patient's ability to communicate. Internationally renowned Susan Edwards provides a detailed description of fluent aphasia by drawing on a range of research data and comparing the condition with other types of aphasia as well as with normal language. Extensive examples of

Overview

Fluent aphasia is a language disorder that follows brain damage, severely impairing the patient's ability to communicate. Internationally renowned Susan Edwards provides a detailed description of fluent aphasia by drawing on a range of research data and comparing the condition with other types of aphasia as well as with normal language. Extensive examples of aphasic speech are given, and the progress of one fluent aphasic speaker is discussed in detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521791076
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Linguistics Series, #107
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. Fluent aphasia: identification and classic descriptions; 2. Descriptions of fluent aphasia; 3. Assessment and fluent aphasia; 4. Connected fluent aphasic speech; 5. Non-fluent and fluent aphasic speech; 6. Comprehension and processing problems in fluent aphasia; 7. The manifestation of fluent aphasia in one speaker; 8. Some concluding thoughts.

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