The Characteristics Of Aphasia
Edited by Chris Code
CRC Press – 1989 – 220 pages
Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
A survey of the main behavioural characteristics or symptoms of aphasia, which presents a series of essays on the history and current developments in this field of neuropsychological research. Contributors discuss recovery, rehabilitation and other contemporary issues.
Symptoms, syndromes, models - the nature of aphasia, Chris Code; fluency, Klaus Poeck; impairments of naming and wordfinding, Robert Goldfarb and Harvey Halpern; auditory verbal comprehension impairment, Ed Schulte and Sara Dale Brandt; agrammatism and paragrammatism, Marjorie Perlman Lorch; phonological paraphasia, Hugh W.Buckingham; jargonaphasia, Sarah S.Christman and Hugh W.Buckingham; apraxia of speech, Niklas Miller; speech automatisms and recurring utterances, Chris Code; acquired disorders of reading and writing, Christopher Barry.