Search for dissertations about: "aphasia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 swedish dissertations containing the word aphasia.

  1. 1. Aphasia and Communication in Everyday Life : Experiences of persons with aphasia, significant others, and speech-language pathologists

    Author : Monica Blom Johansson; Karin Sonnander; Marianne Carlsson; Per Östberg; Per Wester; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Aphasia; Significant others; Interpersonal communication; Communication strategies; Communication partner training; Speech-language pathology services; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  2. 2. Discourse patterns in aphasia

    Author : Elisabeth Ahlsén; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; discourse patterns; aphasia; word finding; gestures; narratives;

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  3. 3. Aphasia and the Challenge of Writing

    Author : Ingrid Behrns; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Aphasia; writing ability; writing process; text writing; narrative; spoken language; discourse; revision; key-stroke logging; single-subject design; training; computerised writing aid;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changes in writing processes caused by post-stroke aphasia or low-grade glioma

    Author : Charlotte Johansson-Malmeling; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; aphasia; writing; writing process; spelling; keystroke logging; low-grade glioma;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aphasia in acute stroke

    Author : Ann Charlotte Laska; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Acute stroke; aphasia; atrial fibrillation; depression; drug treatment; prognosis; speech and language therapy;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE