Broca's aphasia


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Related to Broca's aphasia: Wernicke's aphasia, conduction aphasia, global aphasia

Broca's aphasia

[¦brō·kəz ə′fā·zhə]
(psychology)
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Sveinsdottir and Siguroardottir (1999) worked with an elderly man with Broca's aphasia, three years post-onset.
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.
Transcortical motor aphasia is very similar to Broca's aphasia.
4] Occlusion of the superior trunk of the middle cerebral artery will result in the following symptoms: contralateral hemiplegia and hemianesthesia in the face and arm with lesser involvement of the lower extremity, ipsilateral deviation of eyes and head, and Broca's aphasia (with dominant hemisphere occlusion).
Preliminary results of the stroke-related Broca's aphasia study, CHESTNUT, are promising.
Based on these results, the diagnosis was severe non-fluent Broca's aphasia.
reported statistically significant improvements in sentence production following a semantically oriented treatment with a participant with Broca's aphasia and a selective verb-retrieval deficit [6].
report the use of a default preposition; in Swedish, Ann-Cristin Mansson and Elisabeth Ahlsen report the creation of some morphologically analyzable nonwords by a speaker with Broca's aphasia, as do Itziar Laka and Lore Erriondo Korostola for Basque, and Marja-Liisa Helasvuo, Anu Klippi, and Minna Laakso for Finnish.