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if speech is fluent, what kind of dysphasia is usually present?
receptive, conductive or connective dysphasia
what is a paraphasia?
use of a similar sounding/spelt word e.g. treen instead of train.
if there is a lack of comprehension, then what kind of dysphasia is usually present?
how can you test repetition and what kinds of dysphasia are being tested for?
no ifs ands or buts / babcock sentence. Expressive/conductive dysphasia
if someone cannot name objects, what kind(s) of dysphasia may be present?
Nominal, receptive or conductive.
Repeat a difficult phrase - what expressions can be used and what is being tested?
british constitution or west register street - expressive, conductive, dysarthria
what are the main features of receptive (posterior) dysphasia?
patient cannot understand the spoken or written, cannot follow commants. Speech fluent but disorganised. Lesion is posterior part of first temporal gyrus (Wernicke's area).
What are the main features of an expressive (anterior) dysphasia)
Patients understands but cannot answer appropriately. Automatic speech preserved (word series) emotional speech (familiar songs, swearing). Broca's area.
nominal dysphasia is ubiquitous to dysphasias - what are the main features of nominal dysphasia?
circumlocution (long sentences around the word). Other aspects of speech normal. Non-localising feature.
what are the main features of conductive dysphasia?
repeats statements poorly, names objects poorly, but can follow commands. Lesion of arcuate fasciculus.
what kind of dysarthria is implied by a pseudobulbar palsy?
what kind of dysarthria is associated with a bulbar palsy?
what kind of dysarthria is associated with extrapyramidal disease?