9781418037369

A Coursebook on Aphasia And Other Neurogenic Language Disorders

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    9781418037369

  • ISBN10:

    1418037362

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/14/2005
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

This excellent new edition of a highly respected text provides clear, essential information on aphasia and other neurogenic language disorders in a user-friendly format. Organized in the coursebook format, pages are divided into columns with written information side by side with space for notes, allowing you to keep all your information in one, easy to access location. Thorough revisions reflect recent developments in the field including expanded information on dementia, traumatic brain injury, and right hemisphere syndrome. Current and clinically relevant, additional information on the study, assessment, and treatment of language disorders associated with neurologic problems has been included making this an essential and practical resource.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition ix
About the Author xi
PART I: Aphasia
1(302)
Aphasia: A Historical Introduction
3(14)
The Importance of Aphasia
4(1)
Early Historical Perspectives
5(3)
Localizationist and Holistic Approaches
8(2)
The Emergence of Cognitivism
10(1)
The Modern Period
11(6)
Neuroanatomic and Neurophysiologic Considerations
17(50)
Terminological Orientation
18(2)
Anatomic Orientation
20(1)
Overview
20(1)
Neurohistology
21(5)
Neural Transmission
26(3)
The Divisions of the Nervous System
29(26)
The Protective Layers of the Brain
55(2)
Cerebral Blood Supply
57(6)
Blood Supply and the Watershed Area of the Brain
63(1)
The Veins and Venous Blood Supply
64(1)
The Blood-Brain Barrier
65(2)
Neurodiagnostic Methods and Neuropathology of Aphasia
67(28)
Understanding Neuropathology of Aphasia
68(1)
Neurodiagnostic Methods
68(13)
General Neuropathology of Aphasia
81(14)
Prevalence, Definition, and Classification of Aphasia
95(32)
Prevalence of Aphasia and Associated Diseases
96(5)
Definitions of Aphasia
101(7)
The Main Arguments for Classifying Aphasia into Types
108(1)
The Main Arguments Against Classifying Aphasia into Types
109(1)
An Overview of Aphasia
110(3)
General Symptoms of Aphasia
113(8)
A General Description of How Aphasia Patients Communicate
121(2)
What Aphasia is Not
123(4)
Etiology and Symptomatology of Nonfluent Aphasias
127(26)
Four Types of Nonfluent Aphasias
128(1)
Fluency in Aphasiology
128(2)
Broca's Aphasia
130(8)
Transcortical Motor Aphasia (TMA)
138(5)
Mixed Transcortical Aphasia (MTA)
143(4)
Global Aphasia
147(6)
Etiology and Symptomatology of Fluent Aphasias
153(26)
Fluency in Aphasia
154(1)
Wernicke's Aphasia
154(8)
Transcortical Sensory Aphasia
162(5)
Conduction Aphasia
167(6)
Anomic Aphasia
173(6)
Atypical Aphasias and Aphasia in Special Populations
179(24)
Atypical Syndromes
180(3)
Alexia
183(7)
Agraphia
190(3)
Agnosia
193(1)
Aphasia in Special Populations
194(9)
Assessment of Aphasia
203(48)
Assessment of Aphasia: Some Practical and Professional Considerations
204(4)
The Most Frequently Assessed Behaviors
208(2)
Activities Used in Assessment
210(4)
Direct and Repeated Observation of the Patient
214(1)
Standardized Tests in Assessing Aphasia
215(5)
Assessment of Functional Communication
220(5)
Independent Tests of Specific Skills
225(3)
An Outline of Aphasia Assessment
228(9)
Assessment of Clients from Varied Ethnocultural Backgrounds
237(3)
Differential Diagnosis
240(11)
Treatment of Aphasia
251(52)
Is Aphasia Treatment Effective?
252(1)
Variables That Affect Treatment Outcome
253(3)
Pharmacological Treatment for Aphasia
256(1)
Principles of Language Treatment for Aphasia
257(4)
Ethnocultural Considerations in Treatment
261(2)
General Treatment Targets
263(1)
Treatment of Auditory Comprehension Problems
263(7)
Treatment of Verbal Expression
270(18)
Social Approaches to Aphasia Rehabilitation
288(5)
Treatment of Reading Problems
293(1)
Treatment of Writing Problems
294(1)
Group Treatment for People with Aphasia
295(3)
Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Patients with Aphasia
298(5)
PART II: Right Hemisphere Syndrome
303(48)
Right Hemisphere Syndrome
305(24)
Hemispheric Asymmetry
306(1)
Right Hemisphere Functions
307(5)
Neuropathology of Right Hemisphere Damage
312(1)
Behaviors of Patients with Right Hemisphere Damage
313(13)
Deficits Associated with Right Versus Left Brain Injury
326(3)
Assessment and Treatment of Right Hemisphere Syndrome
329(22)
Assessment of Patients with Right Hemisphere Damage
330(6)
Treatment of Patients with Right Hemisphere Damage
336(15)
PART III: Traumatic Brain Injury
351(70)
Traumatic Brain Injury: Causes and Consequences
353(30)
Defining Traumatic Brain Injury
354(1)
Incidence and Prevalence of TBI
354(2)
Common Causes of TBI
356(1)
Types of Brain Injuries
357(4)
Biomechanics of Nonpenetrating Brain Injuries
361(4)
Primary Effects of TBI
365(2)
Secondary Effects of TBI
367(2)
Variables Related to Recovery
369(2)
Neurobehavioral Effects of TBI
371(3)
Communicative Disorders Associated with TBI
374(9)
Assessment and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury
383(38)
Overview of Assessment
384(2)
Assessment of Consciousness and Cognition
386(5)
Assessment of Memory and Reasoning Skills
391(3)
Assessment of Communicative Deficits Associated with TBI
394(5)
Clinical Management of Patients with TBI
399(22)
PART IV: Dementia
421(90)
Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type
423(20)
Incidence of Dementia
424(1)
Ethnocultural Factors and Dementia
424(1)
What is Dementia?
425(2)
Reversible Dementia
427(2)
Progressive Dementia
429(1)
Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type (DAT)
429(14)
Other Forms of Dementia
443(32)
Overview of Other Forms of Dementia
444(1)
Frontotemporal Dementia (Including Pick's Disease)
444(7)
Parkinson's Disease
451(7)
Huntington's Disease (HD)
458(4)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
462(1)
Infectious Dementias
463(3)
Vascular Dementia
466(4)
Dementia Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury
470(1)
Additional Dementia Syndromes
470(5)
Assessment and Management of Patients with Dementia
475(36)
Assessment of Dementia
476(11)
Clinical Management of Dementia
487(24)
Appendix A: The Coursebook Method of Teaching and Learning 511(2)
Appendix B: Glossary of Medical Abbreviations and Symbols 513(2)
Appendix C: The World Health Organization (2001) International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) 515(2)
Appendix D: Internet Resources for Clinicians and Consumers 517(2)
References 519(16)
Glossary 535

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