Biological approaches to treatment of aphasia

Daniel A. Llano, Steven L. Small

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Abstract

This scenario plays out commonly in hospitals around the world, and clinicians are often faced with the daunting challenge of answering these questions and facilitating the rehabilitation of such patients. This chapter is focused on the last question posed above: Are there pharmacotherapeutic or other biological approaches that can facilitate his recovery from aphasia? Herein, we will summarize the known literature on these topics and offer recommendations for clinicians.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Adult Language Disorders
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages435-457
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9781317498353
ISBN (Print)9781848726857
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Professions(all)
  • Medicine(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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