Narrative discourse in anomic aphasia

  title={Narrative discourse in anomic aphasia},
  author={Sara Andreetta and Anna Cantagallo and Andrea Marini},
Anomic aphasia is a disturbance affecting lexical retrieval. Nonetheless, persons with this disorder may also experience difficulties in the construction of coherent narratives. Whether this symptom is a sign of a macrolinguistic difficulty per se or reflects the lexical disorder is still an open debate. In order to analyze the effect of the lexical impairment on macrolinguistic processing, we compared the narrative skills of a group of ten participants with chronic anomic aphasia with those of… Expand
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