Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders (Hardcover)

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By Leonard L. Lapointe (Editor)
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The definitive guide to brain-based communication and cognitive disorders - now in a fully-revised Fourth Edition

New Edition of the Bestseller

In Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders - now in a concise, fully updated Fourth Edition - world-renowned authorities provide in-depth information on the characteristics and etiology of brain-based disorders. Succinct chapters cover the latest advances in the management of aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementias, and right hemisphere syndrome. In this edition, for the first time, the expert authors present a modern approach that goes beyond traditional assessment and treatment to incorporate contemporary cultural, linguistic, and quality-of-life


  • Integrates the clinical and humanistic aspects related to aphasia in a way that accurately reflects how the discipline is being taught in classrooms today
  • Full-color illustrations of the brain and nervous system supplement expanded chapters on neuroanatomy and neurophysiology
  • Easy-to-read textboxes and review questions at the end of each chapter are ideal for quick reference and self-study

The most comprehensive yet succinct resource available in the field today, this reference is a must-have for every student, resident, or practitioner involved in speech language pathology and the treatment of communication disorders.

About the Author

Francis Eppes Professor, College of Communication, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA

Praise For…

Overall, this book is a well-organized resource providing the reader with up-to-date information.-Canadian Jounral of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Product Details
ISBN: 9781604062618
ISBN-10: 1604062614
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
Publication Date: January 5th, 2011
Pages: 286
Language: English