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Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders

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9780323016865

ISBN10:
0323016863
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Mosby
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Summary

This popular, well-respected textbook provides the most comprehensive and cutting-edge information on the foundations, diagnosis, assessment, management, and treatment of patients with neurogenic communication disorders. Still the only text on the market that surveys the entire range of disorders in a single volume, this new edition is completely up to date with the most current research and developments in the field. New coverage includes three new assessment chapters and new discussions of hot topics such as the functional, environmental, and social elements of communication. The book is supplemented throughout with engaging artwork, clinical tips, and practical advice featuring many examples from clinical settings.

Table of Contents

Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology
1(51)
The Human Nervous System
2(33)
Neurologic Causes of Adult Communication Disorders
35(16)
Neurologic Assessment
51(40)
The Interview and Physical Examination
51(2)
The Neurologic Examination
53(25)
Laboratory Tests
78(8)
Recording the Results of the Neurologic Examination
86(5)
Assessing Adults Who Have Neurogenic Communication Impairments
91(54)
The Process of Assessment and Diagnosis
92(2)
Sources of Information About the Patient
94(16)
Interviewing the Patient
110(3)
Testing the Patient
113(1)
Behavioral, Cognitive, and Emotional Effects of Brain Injury
114(3)
Some General Principles for Testing Adults with Brain Injuries
117(6)
Purposes of Testing
123(18)
Managed Care and Assessment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders
141(4)
Neuroanatomic Explanations of Aphasia and Related Disorders
145(34)
The Localizationists
146(1)
Language and Cerebral Dominance
147(1)
The Perisylvian Region and Language
148(1)
How the Brain Performs Language
149(2)
Patterns of Language Impairment
151(13)
Related Disorders
164(3)
Apraxia
167(4)
Agnosia
171(1)
Limitations of Connectionist Explanations of Aphasia and Related Disorders
172(3)
The Explanatory Power of Connectionist Models
175(4)
Assessing Aphasia and Related Disorders
179(60)
Assessing Language and Communication
179(14)
Assessing Auditory Comprehension
193(16)
Assessing Reading
209(11)
Assessing Speech Production
220(12)
Assessing Written Expression
232(7)
The Context for Treatment of Neurogenic Communication Disorders
239(38)
The Treatment Team
240(3)
General Characteristics of Treatment Sessions
243(2)
Adjusting Treatment Tasks to the Patient
245(9)
How Clinicians Decide What to Treat
254(2)
Task Difficulty
256(1)
Instructions and Feedback
257(6)
Recording and Charting Patients' Performance
263(3)
Measuring the Effects of Treatment
266(5)
Enhancing Generalization from the Clinic to Daily Life
271(3)
Social Validation
274(3)
Treatment of Aphasia and Related Disorders
277(58)
Effectiveness of Treatment for Aphasia
278(3)
The Timing of Intervention
281(2)
Candidacy for Treatment
283(4)
The Focus and Progression of Treatment
287(1)
The Goals of Treatment
288(2)
Treatment of Auditory Comprehension
290(7)
Treatment of Discourse Comprehension
297(2)
Treatment of Reading Comprehension
299(11)
Treatment of Speech Production
310(14)
Group Activities for Aphasic Adults
324(4)
A Short History of Group Treatment for Aphasic Adults
328(1)
Efficacy of Group Treatment for Aphasia
329(6)
Right-Hemisphere Syndrome
335(48)
Historical Overview
335(2)
Behavioral and Cognitive Symptoms of Right-Hemisphere Brain Injury
337(12)
Communicative Impairments Associated with Right-Hemisphere Damage
349(6)
Tests for Assessing Adults with Right-Hemisphere Brain Injury
355(11)
Treating Adults with Right-Hemisphere Brain Injury
366(17)
Traumatic Brain Injury
383(74)
Incidence and Prevalence of Traumatic Brain Injuries
384(1)
Risk Factors
385(1)
Pathophysiology of Traumatic Brain Injury
386(11)
Prognostic Indicators in Traumatic Brain Injury
397(14)
Assessing Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury
411(13)
Language and Communication
424(3)
Abstract Thinking
427(1)
Reasoning
428(1)
Planning and Problem-Solving
429(1)
Test Batteries Useful in Evaluation of Traumatically-Brain-Injured Adults
430(3)
Treatment of Traumatically-Brain-Injured Adults
433(20)
Community Reentry
453(1)
Working with the Family
454(3)
Dementia
457(54)
Defining Dementia
457(4)
Subcortical Dementia
461(6)
Mixed Dementia
467(1)
Cortical Dementia
468(12)
Identifying Cortical Dementia
480(2)
Assessment of Patients with Confirmed Dementia
482(3)
Assessing Language and Communication in Patients with Dementia
485(3)
Helping Patients and Families Cope with Dementia
488(3)
Management Issues
491(7)
Intervention
498(13)
Motor Speech Disorders
511(54)
Apraxia of Speech
511(14)
Dysarthria
525(40)
Appendix 565(4)
Glossary 569(14)
Responses to Thought Questions 583(26)
Bibliography 609


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