Wernicke's aphasia

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Related to Wernicke's aphasia: Broca's aphasia, conduction aphasia, Wernicke's area
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Synonyms for Wernicke's aphasia

aphasia characterized by fluent but meaningless speech and severe impairment of the ability understand spoken or written words

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Wernicke's aphasia and normal language processing: A case study in cognitive neuropsychology.
Features such as intact fluency of speech with normal rate and melody, poverty of speech content and paraphasic errors (including neologisms) pointed towards a fluent aphasia such as a Wernicke's aphasia.
Treatment induced neuroplasticity following intense naming therapy in a case of chronic Wernicke's aphasia.
Wernicke's aphasia reflects a combination of acoustic-phonological and semantic control deficits: a case-series comparison of Wernicke's aphasia, semantic dementia and semantic aphasia.
We compared fMRI findings obtained with a repetitive task in block design in normal subjects with those of two patients with Broca's and Wernicke's aphasia who received speech therapy and showed complete recovery (1).