Results for: Aphasia

What is Aphasia?

  Aphasia is a language impairment caused by neurologic damage, usually to the left hemisphere of the brain. It can effect how a person comprehends language (receptive) or (MORE)

What is multilingual aphasia?

Multilingual aphasia is a type of aphasia where someone often misspeaks by saying something in her/his native language that is semantically similar to what the person intended (MORE)

What is shopping aphasia?

Aphasia is a condition, which affects a  person's ability to communicate.This can include difficulties with:  talking, understanding what people are saying, reading, writing (MORE)

What is expressive aphasia?

Expressive aphasia is a neurogenic communicative disorder characterized by the inability to speak or verbally communicate. This disorder is typically associated with damage in (MORE)

What drugs can be used to treat aphasia?

To date, no pharmacological treatments for aphasia have proven effective, although a number of drugs (dopaminergic, cholinergic, and neurotrophic) continue to be investigated, (MORE)