Analysis of a disorder of everyday action

@inproceedings{Schwartz1995AnalysisOA,
  title={Analysis of a disorder of everyday action},
  author={Myrna F. Schwartz and Michael W. Montgomery and Eileen J. Fitzpatrick-desalme and Cynthia Ochipa and H. Branch Coslett and Nathaniel H. Mayer},
  year={1995}
}
Abstract We present a patient, JK, who developed a profound disturbance of routine action production subsequent to closed head injury. Part I of the study describes the disorder as it was expressed in tasks of everyday living. JK demonstrated the features of frontal apraxia, including extreme vulnerability to object substitution and object misuse. In Part II we carried out a neuro-psychological assessment targeted at JK's recognition and understanding of objects and implements. This assessment… CONTINUE READING

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