Language disorders in dementia of the Alzheimer type.

  title={Language disorders in dementia of the Alzheimer type.},
  author={Bruce E. Murdoch and H. J. Chenery and V Wilks and Richard S Boyle},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={31 1},
The language profile of a group of 18 Alzheimer patients is documented and their performance on a standard aphasia test battery compared to a group of institutionalized, nonneurologically impaired control subjects matched for age, sex, and educational level. The Alzheimer patients scored significantly lower than the controls in the areas of verbal expression, auditory comprehension, repetition, reading, and writing. Articulation abilities were the same in each group. A language deficit was… CONTINUE READING

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