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Author Payne, Joan C., author.

Title Adult neurogenic language disorders : assessment and treatment : a comprehensive ethnobiological approach / Joan C. Payne.

Publication Info. San Diego, CA : Plural Publishing, [2014]

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Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 376 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Health disparities : implications for neurogenic language and cognitive disorders -- Delivering culturally competent services to adults with neurogenic disorders / Joan C. Payne with Wilhelmina Wright-Harp -- Neurology basics -- The dementias -- Traumatic brain injury / Joan C. Payne, Wilhelmina Wright-Harp, and Alaina Davis -- Aphasia and right hemisphere disorders.
Summary This text examines how the ever-changing demographics in the United States require sensitivity and competency in clinicians treating individuals from diverse backgrounds, and also how those demographics relate to health disparities. It addresses the three key disorders that affect adults: language/cognitive disorders associated with dementia, language/cognitive disorders associated with traumatic brain injury, and aphasia and right-hemisphere disorders.
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Subject Language disorders -- Pathogenesis.
Brain damage -- Complications.
Language Disorders -- ethnology.
Healthcare Disparities -- ethnology.
Language Disorders -- etiology.
United States -- ethnology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Payne, Joan C. Adult neurogenic language disorders. Second edition. San Diego, CA : Plural Publishing, [2014] 9781597565035 (DLC) 2013045700 (OCoLC)861211746
ISBN 9781597569262 (electronic bk.)
1597569267 (electronic bk.)