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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There are no treatments for Wernicke's aphasia or Broca's aphasia, but there are treatment methods which can be applied for example to particular phonological disorders or certain disorders of lexical semantics.
Despite its limitations in scope as well as its need for proper editing, this monograph provides a good portrayal of Wernicke's aphasia, so that it fills to some degree a blatant gap in the aphasia literature.
4,8] Occlusion of the inferior trunk of the middle cerebral artery usually results in contralateral hemianopsia or upper quadrantanopia, Wernicke's aphasia (usually with left sided lesions) and left visual neglect (usually with right sided lesions).
The person with Wernicke's aphasia exhibits major problems with comprehension and repetition of spoken language.