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CONTENTS Preface Chapter 1 Aphasia: A Historical Introduction The Importance of Aphasia Early Historical Perspectives Localization and Holistic Approaches The Emergence of Cognitivism The Modern Period Chapter 2 Neurophysiological Considerations Anatomic Orientation Overview Neurohistology Neural Transmission The Divisions of the Nervous System The Protective Layers of the Brain Cerebral Blood Supply The Veins and Venous Blood Supply The Blood-Brain Barrier Chapter 3 Neurodiagnostic Methods and Neuropathology of Aphasia Neurodiagnostic Methods General Neuropathology of Aphasia Chapter 4 Prevalence, Definition, and Classification of Aphasia Prevalence of aphasia and Associated Diseases Definitions of Aphasia The Main Arguments for Classifying Aphasia The Main Arguments Against Classifying Aphasia An Overview of Aphasia General Symptoms of Aphasia A General Description of How Aphasic Patients Talk What Aphasia is Not Chapter 5 Etiology and Symptomatology of Nonfluent Aphasias Fluency in Aphasia Broca's Aphasia Transcortical Motor Aphasia (TMA) Mixed Transcortical Aphasia Global Aphasia Chapter 6 Etiology and Symptomatology of Fluent Aphasias Wernicke's Aphasia Transcortical Sensory Aphasia Conduction Aphasia Anomic Aphasia Chapter 7 Atypical Aphasias and Aphasia in Selected Populations Atypical Syndromes Alexia Agraphia Agnosia Aphasia in Special Populations Chapter 8 Assessment of Aphasia The Most Frequently Assessed Behaviors Activities Used in Assessment Standardized Tests in the Assessment of Aphasia Assessment of Functional Communication Independent Tests of Specific Skills An Outline of Aphasia Assessment Assessment of Clients from Varied Ethnocultural Background Differential Diagnosis Chapter 9 Treatment of Aphasia Is Aphasia Treatment Effective? Variables that Affect Treatment Outcome Pharmacological Treatment for Aphasia Principles of Language Treatment for Aphasia Ethnocultural Considerations in Treatment General Treatment Targets Treatment of Auditory Comprehension Problems Treatment of Verbal Expression Social Approaches to Aphasia Rehabilitation Treatment of Reading Problems Treatment of Writing Problems Group Treatment for People with Aphasia Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Patients with Aphasia Part II. Right Hemisphere Syndrome Chapter 10 Right Hemisphere Syndrome Hemispheric Asymmetry Right Hemisphere Functions Neuropathology of Right Hemisphere Damage Behaviors of Patients with Right Hemisphere Damage Deficits Associated with the Right versus Left Brain Injury Chapter 11. Assessment and Treatment of Right Hemisphere Syndrome Assessment of Patients with Right Hemisphere Damage Treatment of Patients with Right Hemisphere Damage Part III. Traumatic Brain Injury Chapter 12 Traumatic Brain Injury: Causes and Consequences Incidence and Prevalence of TBI Common Causes of TBI Types of Brain Injuries Biomechanics of Nonpenetrating Brain Injuries Primary Effects of TBI Secondary Effects of TBI Variables Related to Recovery Neurobehavioral Effects of TBI Communicative Disorders Associated with TBI Chapter 13 Assessment and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury Overview of Assessment Assessment of Consciousness and Cognition Assessment of Memory and Reasoning Skills Assessment of Communicative Deficits Associated with TBI Clinical Management of Patients with TBI Part VI. Dementia Chapter 14 Dementia of the Alzheimer?s Type Ethnocultural Factors and Dementia What is Dementia? Reversible Dementia Progressive Dementia Dementia of the Alzheimer?s Type Chapter 15 Other Forms of Dementia Frontotemporal Dementia (Including Pick?s Disease) Parkinson's Disease Huntington's Disease (HD) Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Infectious Dementias Vascular Dementia Dementia Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury Additional Dementia Syndromes Chapter 16 Assessment and Management of Patients with Dementia Assessment of Dementia Clinical Management of Dementia References Glossary Appendix A: The Coursebook Method of Teaching and Learning Appendix B: Glossary of Medical Abbreviations and Symbols Appendix C: The World Health Organization: The International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) Appendix D: Internet Resources for Clinicians and Consumers
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Brain Diseases -- complications.