High-Level Language Production in Parkinson's Disease: A Review

  title={High-Level Language Production in Parkinson's Disease: A Review},
  author={Lori J. P. Altmann and Michelle S. Troche},
  booktitle={Parkinson's disease},
This paper discusses impairments of high-level, complex language production in Parkinson's disease (PD), defined as sentence and discourse production, and situates these impairments within the framework of current psycholinguistic theories of language production. The paper comprises three major sections, an overview of the effects of PD on the brain and cognition, a review of the literature on language production in PD, and a discussion of the stages of the language production process that are… CONTINUE READING

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