Broca's aphasia


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Broca's aphasia

[¦brō·kəz ə′fā·zhə]
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Preservation of singing in Broca's aphasia. Journal of Neurology neurosurgery, and psychiatry, 40, 221-224
Script training was found to be an effective therapy for rejuvenating lost communication of patients with severe Broca's aphasia.
Schlaug, "Intensive therapy induces contralateral white matter changes in chronic stroke patients with Broca's aphasia," Brain and Language, vol.
of cases % 1 Episodic vascular type 10 19.23 of headache with or without vomiting 2 Headache due to raised 4 7.69 intracranial pressure 3 Crural monoparesis 4 7.69 4 Broca's aphasia 3 5.77 5 Broca's aphasia with 2 3.85 upper limb weakness 6 Hemiparesis 8 15.38 7 Hemiplegia 5 9.61 8 Homonymous hemianopia 6 11.54 9 Hemichorea 6 11.54 10 Acute confusional state 4 7.69 Table 4.
The efficacy of repetition, semantic, and gesture treatments for verb retrieval and use in Broca's aphasia. Aphasiology.
Sveinsdottir and Siguroardottir (1999) worked with an elderly man with Broca's aphasia, three years post-onset.
Over the last several decades, a large part of aphasia research has focussed on persons with Broca's aphasia and agrammatism, although these people are relatively rare in the clinical setting, comprising perhaps 1-2% of the aphasic clients seen.
Of 6 patients with Broca's aphasia and 4 with Wernicke's aphasia (mean age of 70 years), all 10 showed significant improvement on all of the tests after receiving propranolol.
His doctor has told us that Bill has a condition called Broca's aphasia. What causes this condition, and what can be done for it?
Broca's aphasia is the most common of the non-fluent type, thus named because it corresponds to a lesion in Broca's area of the brain.
Experimental analysis of syntax training in Broca's aphasia: A generalization and social validation study.