New PDF release: Topics in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology. With Key

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Affected patients use abundant speech, much of it neologisms and unrecognizable verbiage. Marked anomia and word-retrieval problems also occur. In addition, there is often "logorrhea, euphoria, and diminished awareness of the utterance" (Brown, 1972, p. 70). Buckingham et al. (1978) have argued that aphasies may respond to word-retrieval problems with different strategies. In aphasia, word-retrieval problems are usually most marked for substantive words (nouns). , "one of those"). Jargonaphasics respond to these wordfinding difficulties by generating an abundance of neologisms.

Motor speech disorders: a clinical approach. Postgrad Med 1980;68:92-5. MUTISM Mutism refers to patients who fail to speak. It may occur for a variety of reasons. Pure word mutism (also known as cortical anarthria or aphemia) is the inability to speak due to cerebral injury. Auditory and reading comprehension are intact. Written expression is usually normal. Recovery from initial mutism is the rule. Schiff et al. (1983) described four patients with aphemia. The cerebral lesion is usually in the area of left frontal lobe responsible for articulation: pars opercularis, inferior prerolandic cortex, or the subcortical white matter underlying these areas.

Skelly M, Schinsky L, Smith R, Donaldson R, Griffin J. American Indian sign, a gestural communication system for the speechless. Arch Phys Med Rehab 1975;56: 156-60. Skelly M, Schinsky L, Smith RW, Fust RS. American Indian sign (AMERIND) as a facilitator of verbalization for the oral verbal apraxic. J Speech Hear Dis 1974;39:445-56. Sparks R, Helm N, Albert M. Aphasia rehabilitation resulting from melodic intonation therapy. Cortex 1974;10:303-16. Symonds CP. Aphasia. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1953;16:1-6.

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