Written Language Production Disorders: Historical and Recent Perspectives

  title={Written Language Production Disorders: Historical and Recent Perspectives},
  author={Marjorie Perlman Lorch},
  journal={Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports},
  • M. Lorch
  • Published 21 June 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports
Written language production is often the least examined neuropsychological function, yet it provides a sensitive and subtle sign to a variety of different behavioral disorders. The dissociation between written and spoken language and reading and writing first came to clinical prominence in the nineteenth century, with respect to ideas about localization of function. Twentieth century aphasiology research focused primarily on patients with unifocal lesions from cerebrovascular accidents, which… 
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