Dexamphetamine boosts naming treatment effects in chronic aphasia.

@article{Whiting2007DexamphetamineBN,
  title={Dexamphetamine boosts naming treatment effects in chronic aphasia.},
  author={Emma Whiting and H. J. Chenery and Jonathan B. Chalk and David A. Copland},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          972-9
        }
}
To date, minimal research has investigated the effect of combining dexamphetamine with standard naming therapy after stroke. The present study used a double-blind, placebo-controlled, multiple baseline, crossover design with two individuals in the chronic stage of stroke recovery. Each individual attended two 4-week blocks of naming therapy (two to three treatment sessions per week). Dexamphetamine (10 mg) was administered at the start of each session during one therapy block, while a placebo… CONTINUE READING

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