aphasia


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sup][10] considered three cognitive domains – memory, attention, and reasoning function – as part of aphasic assessment, and developed the aphasia check list (ACL).
The NIH website says In some instances, an individual will completely recover from aphasia without treatment.
Patients with aphasia developing severe dysfunction of language are unable to communicate normally5 and are presented with impaired comprehension, grammaticality, fluency, repetition skills and laborious word retrieval.
We have been working closely with the Stroke Association to provide breaks focussed on people with stroke and aphasia and their carers.
Aphasia is most common in people over 65 years old as stroke and common progressive neurological conditions tend to affect older adults.
Improvement in aphasia scores after stroke is well predicted by initial severity.
Several risk factors for the occurrence of post-stroke depression have been identified, such as age, sex, social background, but also patients' comorbidities and the presence of aphasia.
Individuals with expressive aphasia are typically able to understand what is being communicated to them, but have difficulty or are unable to respond either verbally or in writing.
Research in aphasia recovery has shown survivors' emotional state to be a crucial factor in their short- and long-term rehabilitation process (Brumfitt & Barton, 2006; Code & Herrmann, 2003; Hilari et al.
Around the time when the evaluation of his aphasia was taking place, it was reported that he had suffered several tonic-clonic seizures during the course of his admission.
Treatment induced neuroplasticity following intense naming therapy in a case of chronic Wernicke's aphasia.
The effect of aphasia on the state-trait anxiety and hopelessness levels of the family members of hemiplegic patients has not been previously studied.
Furthermore, it is estimated that the prevalence of aphasia in the developed world is 0.
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