Table of contents for A coursebook on aphasia and other neurogenic language disorders / M.N. Hegde.

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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
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
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
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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Brain Diseases -- complications.
Dyslexia, Acquired.