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1 Short Paper: Aphasia Victoria Davis July 20, 2019 Aphasia
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2 Short Paper: Aphasia Aphasia can be defined as the loss of comprehension or production of language. (Norman, 2019) Aphasia has four different classifications. Those classifications are Broca’s, Wernicke, anomic and global aphasia. To simplify things these four classifications can be broken into two categories which are fluent and non-fluent. The type of aphasia that will be described in this paper will be Broca’s aphasia. The posterior part of the cerebral hemisphere has something to communicate, but the damage to the frontal lobe makes it difficult for the patients to express these thoughts. (Carlson, Brikett, 2016) Those who have been diagnosed with this aphasia will have a hard time articulating words effectively and may utter their words slowly. However, these individuals with broca’s can fully comprehend language that is spoken to them. Some other commons symptoms of Broca’s aphasia could include, difficulty forming full sentences, the inability to use verbs and omitting certain words similar to an, the, is etc. Broca’s aphasia stems
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