Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 29 avhandlingar innehållade ordet aphasia.
1. Aphasia and Communication in Everyday Life : Experiences of persons with aphasia, significant others, and speech-language pathologists
Sammanfattning : The aims of this thesis were to describe the experiences of persons with aphasia and their significant others of their conversations and use of communication strategies, examine current practice of family-oriented speech-language pathology (SLP) services, and test a family-oriented intervention in the early phase of rehabilitation.The persons with aphasia valued having conversations despite perceiving their aphasia as a serious social disability. LÄS MER
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Sammanfattning : Background Writing difficulties are usually one of the integral symptoms of persons with aphasia. Earlier research based on studies of the spelling of single words has yielded interesting results. This work includes analyses of texts and text production. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Writing is a cognitively and linguistically complex task, therefore sensitive to impairment caused by the presence and surgical removal of low-grade glioma or presence of post-stroke aphasia. Purposes: The overall aim of the thesis was to investigate the changes in writing processes, text characteristics and spelling caused by post-stroke aphasia or low-grade glioma. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Aphasia is a language impairment due to a brain lesion, usually in the left hemisphere, and is a common symptom in acute stroke. The aims of this thesis were to evaluate aphasia in acute stroke patients, to assess spontaneous language recovery, to evaluate the test instruments, to evaluate the efficacy of drug treatment, and speech and language therapy for recovery of aphasia, and to assess the possibility to reliable identify depression in aphasic patients. LÄS MER