The relation between language, non-verbal cognition and quality of life in people with aphasia

  title={The relation between language, non-verbal cognition and quality of life in people with aphasia},
  author={M. Nicholas and Eileen Hunsaker and A. J. Guarino},
  pages={688 - 702}
  • M. Nicholas, Eileen Hunsaker, A. J. Guarino
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Aphasiology
  • ABSTRACT Background: People with aphasia (PWA) display a variety of non-linguistic cognitive profiles of impairments and strengths that interact not only with their specific profiles of language impairments and strengths, but also their potential for positive response to communication treatment, and potentially to their quality of life (QOL) post stroke. While researchers have investigated how severity of aphasic language impairment affects QOL, very few studies have examined how impairments in… CONTINUE READING
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