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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 55 new and published books in the subject of Aphasia — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

    By David Kemmerer

    Language is one of our most precious and uniquely human capacities, so it is not surprising that research on its neural substrates has been advancing quite rapidly in recent years. Until now, however, there has not been a single introductory textbook that focuses specifically on this topic....

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Aphasia Therapy File

    Volume 2

    Edited by Sally Byng, Judith Felson Duchan, Carole Pound

    The Aphasia Therapy Files represent a practical resource for people who work with individuals with aphasia, either as therapists or as researchers. An overview of issues associated with current practices is combined with a study of the practicalities of determining, designing and implementing...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Pharmacology and Aphasia

    Edited by Marcelo L. Berthier, Guadalupe Davila

    This book provides clinicians and researchers with the current state-of-the-art on the pharmacological treatment of aphasia. The focus is on the role of different pharmacological agents to improve aphasia associated with stroke and to attenuate language dissolution in degenerative conditions like...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Science of Aphasia Rehabilitation

    Edited by Chris Code, Donald B. Freed

    This book examines the rehabilitation of language disorders in adults, presenting new research, as well as expert insights and perspectives, into this area. The first chapter presents a study on personalised cueing to enhance word finding. Cynthia K. Thompson and her colleagues contribute a chapter...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. A Cognitive Neuropsychological Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Aphasia

    A clinician's guide, 2nd Edition

    By Anne Whitworth, Janet Webster, David Howard

    This is a second edition of the highly popular volume used by clinicians and students in the assessment and intervention of aphasia. It provides both a theoretical and practical reference to cognitive neuropsychological approaches for speech-language pathologists and therapists working with people...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Dialogue and Dementia

    Cognitive and Communicative Resources for Engagement

    Edited by Robert W. Schrauf, Nicole Müller

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume takes the positive view that conversation between persons with dementia and their interlocutors is a privileged site for ongoing cognitive engagement. The book aims to identify and describe specific linguistic devices or strategies at the level of turn-by-turn talk that promote and...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Challenging Aphasia Therapies

    Broadening the Discourse and Extending the Boundaries

    Edited by Judith Felson Duchan, Sally Byng

    Challenging Aphasia Therapies presents an entirely new approach to thinking on the subject of aphasia therapy by liberating it from traditional models. This is achieved through a process of reflection in which many assumptions previously taken for granted are challenged and reassessed....

    Published October 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Short-term and Working Memory Impairments in Aphasia

    Data, Models, and their Application to Rehabilitation

    Edited by Nadine Martin, Jamie Reilly

    Series: Special Issues of Aphasiology

    Research in language processing and language impairment has focused extensively on elements of linguistic representation that are accessed and retrieved in comprehension, repetition and production of words and sentences. These studies have provided important information about the effects of...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Brain Stimulation and Language

    Edited by Jenny Crinion

    Focal brain stimulation to enhance human cognitive and language functions in both healthy individuals and those with aphasia is a relatively new and exciting area of research. In this special issue leading authors in the field present novel data and summarize the evidence related to the use of...

    Published September 7th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Errorless Learning and Rehabilitation of Language and Memory Impairments

    Edited by Paul Conroy, Matthew A. Lambon Ralph

    Series: Special Issues of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    This special issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation brings together seven newly published studies from a range of invited international researchers in the fields of language and memory disorders and their rehabilitation. The studies address a range of current themes within these fields....

    Published September 2nd 2012 by Psychology Press