Semantic deficits in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

  title={Semantic deficits in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.},
  author={Felicity V. C. Leslie and Sharpley Hsieh and J Caga and Sharon A Savage and Eneida Mioshi and Michael Hornberger and Matthew C Kiernan and John R. Hodges and J R Burrell},
  journal={Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis & frontotemporal degeneration},
  volume={16 1-2},
Our objective was to investigate, and establish neuroanatomical correlates of, semantic deficits in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-frontotemporal dementia (ALS-FTD), compared to semantic dementia (SD) and controls. Semantic deficits were evaluated using a naming and semantic knowledge composite score, comprising verbal and non-verbal neuropsychological measures of single-word processing (confrontational naming, comprehension, and semantic association) from… CONTINUE READING

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