nonfluent aphasia

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Noun1.nonfluent aphasia - aphasia in which expression by speech or writing is severely impairednonfluent aphasia - aphasia in which expression by speech or writing is severely impaired
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
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Grossman, "Syntactic and thematic components of sentence processing in progressive nonfluent aphasia and nonaphasic frontotemporal dementia," Journal of Neurolinguistics, vol.
The use of melody in aphasia treatment is based on the observation that singing and the production of melodic speech are often intact, even when standard speech is impaired in patients with nonfluent aphasia [22-24].
Improvement of nonfluent aphasia patients' speech production by voice cues is related to the direct extraction of phonological encoding.
On neurological examination, he was found to have poor memory, fair concentration, mild dysarthria and nonfluent aphasia, poor knowledge, and limited judgement.
This is also known as Broca's aphasia (attributed to the person who discovered the condition and the area of the brain that is thought to be affected) or nonfluent aphasia (as individuals with this type of aphasia exhibit great effort when attempting to speak).
Stimulating conversation: enhancement of elicited propositional speech in a patient with chronic nonfluent aphasia following transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Treatment of naming in nonfluent aphasia through manipulation of intention and attention: A phase 1 comparison of two novel treatments.
The term frontotemporal dementia incorporates 3 distinct clinical syndromes: behavioral variant of FTD, progressive nonfluent aphasia, and semantic dementia.
Progressive nonfluent aphasia: language, cognitive and PET measures contrasted with probable Alzheimer's disease.
Bromocriptine is ineffective in the treatment of chronic nonfluent aphasia. Acta Neurol Belg 1995; 95:235-8.