A cognitive neuropsychological case study of anomia. Implications for psychological models of word retrieval.

@article{Kay1987ACN,
  title={A cognitive neuropsychological case study of anomia. Implications for psychological models of word retrieval.},
  author={Janice Kay and Andrew W. Ellis},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={1987},
  volume={110 ( Pt 3)},
  pages={613-29}
}
The case of a neurological patient with severe anomic word-finding difficulties is reported. A detailed cognitive neuropsychological investigation of the patient's ability to name objects to confrontation was carried out in an attempt to determine where his cognitive deficits might lie. In contrast to the findings of recent case studies of word-finding difficulty (e.g., Howard and Orchard-Lisle, 1984), it was observed that the patient seemed to have a clear understanding of the items that he… CONTINUE READING