Intensity of Aphasia Therapy: Evidence and Efficacy

@article{Cherney2011IntensityOA,
  title={Intensity of Aphasia Therapy: Evidence and Efficacy},
  author={L. Cherney and J. Patterson and A. Raymer},
  journal={Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={560-569}
}
  • L. Cherney, J. Patterson, A. Raymer
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports
  • Determining the optimal amount and intensity of treatment is essential to the design and implementation of any treatment program for aphasia. A growing body of evidence, both behavioral and biological, suggests that intensive therapy positively impacts outcomes. We update a systematic review of treatment studies that directly compares conditions of higher and lower intensity treatment for aphasia. We identify five studies published since 2006, review them for methodologic quality, and… CONTINUE READING
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