From the Brain to the Mouth: Acquired Dysarthria and Dysfluency in Adults / Edition 1

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The book offers new insights into acquired dysarthria in adults as well as a detailed discussion of the problems raised by the nature, assessment and therapy of acquired dysfluency in adults. It highlights the relationships that obtain between the two conditions and proposes a neurobiological interpretation of stuttering.
The book is designed for neuropsychologists, neurolinguists, neurologists, neuropsychiatrists, speech therapists and speech scientists.

Adult-onset stuttering, idiopathic stuttering onset in adults, acute neurogenic speechlessness, dysarthria, etc.

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For neurologists, speech therapists, and related practitioners, examines the two conditions, the relationships between them, and therapy for them. Also proposes a neurobiological interpretation of stuttering. Specific topics include the acoustic analysis of durational speech parameters in neurological dysarthrias, repair strategies and consonantal cluster production in Broca's aphasia, idiopathic stuttering onset in adults, and a case of acquired stuttering following brain damage. The 11 papers were presented at a European conference held at Martens Latim, Belgium, in September 1994. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792344278
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 1/31/1997
  • Series: Neuropsychology and Cognition Series, #12
  • Edition description: 1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 185
  • Product dimensions: 0.56 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction:- Acquired Dysarthria and Dysfluency in Adults; Y. Lebrun. Dysarthria:- Acoustic Analysis of Durational Speech Parameters in Neurological Dysarthrias; I. Hertrich, H. Ackermann. The Importance of Dysarthria in Differential Diagnosis: A Case Study; P. Coppens, R.R. Robey. Repair Strategies and Consonantal Cluster Production in Broca's Aphasia; J.-L. Nespoulous, N. Moreau. Acute Neurogenic Speechlessness; M. Ventura, et al. Slowly Progressive Dysarthria; H. van Dongen, et al. Dysfluency:- Adult-Onset Stuttering; Y. Lebrun. Idiopathic Stuttering Onset in Adults; M.M. Leahy, T. Stewart. The Differential Diagnosis of Late-Onset Stuttering; J. van Borsel, et al. A Case of Acquired Stuttering Following Brain Damage; H. Bijleveld, A.-M. Simon. Aggravation or Recurrence of Pre-Existing Stuttering Following Brain Damage Suffered in Adulthood; J. van Borsel, V. Cappaert. Index.
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