Search for dissertations about: "dissertation on stroke aphasia"

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  1. 1. Aphasia in acute stroke

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Ann Charlotte Laska; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Monica Blom Johansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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

  3. 3. Aphasia and the Challenge of Writing

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingrid Behrns; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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. The supporting conversation partner in disordered communication

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Karin Eriksson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; conversational interaction; supported communication; aphasia; Parkinson’s disease; conversation partners; communication partner training; cognitive factors; assessment;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of the thesis was to examine some aspects of conversation partners (CP) of people with communication disorder caused by stroke-induced aphasia or Parkinson’s disease (PwCD). Central questions were (i) can conversation partners learn to adapt their communicative behaviour in conversation to the specific needs of the persons with communication impairment and (ii) are there any associations between characteristics of the participants in conversation and the ability to be a supportive communication partner? Factors that might influence the quantitative measurement of communicative behaviour were also examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Eating situations among women and men post-stroke

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital

    Author : Jörgen Medin; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Eating; stroke; nursing; nutritional status; psychological well-being;

    Abstract : Background: Eating occurs as a frequent activity in everyday life and one common consequence after stroke is the negative impact on the ability to eat. Aim: The overall aim of this study was to explore eating difficulties and experiences among women and men with acute stroke, three and six months after stroke. READ MORE