Overprotection, “speaking for”, and conversational participation: A study of couples with aphasia

@article{Croteau2006OverprotectionF,
  title={Overprotection, “speaking for”, and conversational participation: A study of couples with aphasia},
  author={Claire Croteau and Guylaine Le Dorze},
  journal={Aphasiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20},
  pages={327 - 336}
}
Background: Spouses play a major role in adaptation following the onset of their partner's aphasia. Sometimes, overprotection can occur in the relationship and this may be a disadvantage in adapting to aphasia. Overprotection from spouses can manifest itself in conversation when the spouse “speaks for” the person with aphasia and this could affect his or her participation in conversation. This research was supported by a grant from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. The… 
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