ISBN-10:
0205370721
ISBN-13:
9780205370726
Pub. Date:
06/03/2002
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
The Psychology of Neurogenic Communication Disorders: A Primer for Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

The Psychology of Neurogenic Communication Disorders: A Primer for Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

by Dennis C. Tanner

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ISBN-13: 9780205370726
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date: 06/03/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.03(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxiv
About the Authorxv
Part 1An Eclectic Approach to the Psychology of Neurogenic Communication Disorders1
1Historical Perspectives on the Psychology of Neurogenic Communication Disorders3
Introduction3
To Localize or Not to Localize5
Multiple Determinants10
2The Big Three Neurogenic Communication Disorders and Quality of Life11
Aphasia12
Apraxia of Speech15
The Dysarthrias16
Neurogenic Communication Disorders and Traumatic Brain Injury18
Etiology of the Big Three Neurogenic Communication Disorders21
Psychological Cause and Effect21
Quality of Life Issues22
Stress and Neurogenic Communication Disorders25
3Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Brain Injury, and Psychological Adjustment28
Catastrophic Reactions28
Emotional Lability30
Perseveration32
Other Organically Based Psychological Reactions34
Euphoria34
Organic Depression35
Behavioral Changes36
Anosognosia37
The Meaning of Jargon Aphasia39
Visual Neglect40
Psychological Reactions and Brain Localization41
4Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Coping Styles, and Psychological Defenses44
Avoidance45
Escape46
Ego Restriction47
Fantasy49
Other Coping Styles and Psychological Defenses50
Suppression51
Sublimation, Substitution, and Altruism51
Humor52
Rationalization and Intellectualization52
Repression54
Reaction Formation55
Displacement55
Dissociation56
Undoing57
Passive-Aggression58
Projection58
Regression59
5Neurogenic Communication Disorders and the Grief Response61
Tangible and Symbolic Losses62
The Dimensions of Loss63
Loss of Person63
Loss of Self65
Loss of Object66
Developmental Loss67
Loss of Security68
The Road to Acceptance68
Grieving Denial69
Grieving Frustration71
Grieving Depression72
Acceptance and Resolution74
Helping the Patient Through the Grieving Process76
Avoid Rewarding Denial76
Avoid Contributing to Frustration77
Avoid Providing Secondary Gains79
Avoid Drugs that Are Heavily Sedating80
Avoid Interruption of Private Grief80
Permit the Patient Control81
Provide the Patient with Perspective82
Acknowledge the Reality of the Loss82
Part 2On Coping with Neurogenic Communication Disorders: Original Short Stories89
"Cautious Clyde's Descent into Darkness"91
"Murder Challenged"97
"Murphy's Inner World of Aphasia"118
"Alternately Abled"134
"The Silent Tongue (aphasia)": A Poem170
Suggested Reading171
Glossary173
References181
Index186

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