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From the Brain to the Mouth : Acquired Dysarthria and Dysfluency in Adults :  Acquired Dysarthria and Dysfluency in Adults - Yvan Lebrun

From the Brain to the Mouth : Acquired Dysarthria and Dysfluency in Adults

Acquired Dysarthria and Dysfluency in Adults

By: Yvan Lebrun (Editor)

Hardcover Published: January 1997
ISBN: 9780792344278
Number Of Pages: 185

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The book offers new insights into acquired dysarthria in adults as well as a detailed discussion of the problems raised by the nature, assessment and therapy of acquired dysfluency in adults. It highlights the relationships that obtain between the two conditions and proposes a neurobiological interpretation of stuttering. The book is designed for neuropsychologists, neurolinguists, neurologists, neuropsychiatrists, speech therapists and speech scientists.

Preface
List of Contributors
Introduction: Acquired dysarthria and dysfluency in adultsp. 3
Dysarthria
Acoustic analysis of durational speech parameters in neurological dysarthriasp. 11
The importance of dysarthria in differential diagnosis: A case studyp. 49
Repair strategies and consonantal cluster production in Broca's aphasiap. 71
Acute neurogenic speechlessnessp. 81
Slowly progressive dysarthriap. 99
Dysfluency
Adult-onset stutteringp. 105
Idiopathic stuttering onset in adultsp. 139
The differential diagnosis of late-onset stutteringp. 153
A case of acquired stuttering following brain damagep. 163
Aggravation or recurrence of pre-existing stuttering following brain damage suffered in adulthoodp. 171
Indexp. 185
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ISBN: 9780792344278
ISBN-10: 0792344278
Series: Neuropsychology and Cognition
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 185
Published: January 1997
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.46