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Acquired speech and language disorders a neuroanatomical and functional neurological approach by B. E. Murdoch

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Published by Chapman and Hall in New York, N.Y .
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Subjects:

  • Speech disorders,
  • Language disorders,
  • Brain damage -- Complications,
  • Brain -- Localization of functions

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementB.E. Murdoch
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC423 .M738 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination349 p. :
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16688762M
ISBN 100412334402
LC Control Number89072216

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This perception was gained from almost two decades of teaching in the areas of neuroanatomy and acquired neuro­ logical speech-language disorders to speech pathology students initially at the South Australian College of Advanced Education and, for the past five years, at the University of Queensland.   Table of Contents 1 Neuroanatomical framework of speech and language.- 2 Bostonian and Lurian aphasia syndromes.- 3 Sub-cortical aphasia syndromes.- 4 Speech-language disorders associated with traumatic head injury.- 5 Language disorders subsequent to right-hemisphere lesions.- 6 Language disturbances in dementia.- 7 Neurological disturbances associated with aphasia.- 8 Pages: Richard K. Peach, in Cognition and Acquired Language Disorders, Specificity of attention interventions for language disorders. The outcomes associated with attentional treatments for acquired language disorders have been weak (Rohling, Faust, Beverly, & Demakis, ) and are most likely due to the generalized or non-specific approach that these studies have taken with regard to. Acquired Speech and Language Disordersoffers a unique integrated approach to the neurology and anatomical functions of speech language disorders. The book provides a specific and thorough explanation of the neurological basis of speech and language deficits occurring subsequent to neurological diseases or brain injury.