Non-verbal semantic impairment in semantic dementia

  title={Non-verbal semantic impairment in semantic dementia},
  author={Sasha Bozeat and Matthew A. Lambon Ralph and Karalyn Patterson and Peter Garrard and John R. Hodges},
The clinical presentation of patients with semantic dementia is dominated by anomia and poor verbal comprehension. Although a number of researchers have argued that these patients have impaired comprehension of non-verbal as well as verbal stimuli, the evidence for semantic deterioration is mainly derived from tasks that include some form of verbal input or output. Few studies have investigated semantic impairment using entirely non-verbal assessments and the few exceptions have been based on… CONTINUE READING
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