Executive function ability in persons with aphasia

@article{Purdy2002ExecutiveFA,
  title={Executive function ability in persons with aphasia},
  author={Mary Purdy},
  journal={Aphasiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={16},
  pages={549 - 557}
}
  • M. Purdy
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Psychology
  • Aphasiology
Background: There is an increasing recognition that the communication problems one observes in persons with aphasia extend beyond verbal deficits and that the myriad of symptoms observed are not solely due to a faulty linguistic system. Rather, there exists a coalition of causal elements resulting in a wide range of communicative deficits. There is some preliminary evidence suggesting that communicative success of clients with aphasia may depend on the integrity of executive function skills… Expand
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