1st Edition

The Characteristics Of Aphasia

Edited By

Chris Code

ISBN 9780850664706
Published July 30, 1989 by CRC Press
220 Pages

USD $200.00

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Book Description

A survey of the main behavioural characteristics or symptoms of aphasia, which presents a series of essays on the history and current developments in this field of neuropsychological research. Contributors discuss recovery, rehabilitation and other contemporary issues.

Table of Contents

Symptoms, syndromes, models - the nature of aphasia, Chris Code; fluency, Klaus Poeck; impairments of naming and wordfinding, Robert Goldfarb and Harvey Halpern; auditory verbal comprehension impairment, Ed Schulte and Sara Dale Brandt; agrammatism and paragrammatism, Marjorie Perlman Lorch; phonological paraphasia, Hugh W.Buckingham; jargonaphasia, Sarah S.Christman and Hugh W.Buckingham; apraxia of speech, Niklas Miller; speech automatisms and recurring utterances, Chris Code; acquired disorders of reading and writing, Christopher Barry.

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