publication . Article . 2003

Differential Impairment of Noun and Verb Consequent to LH Lesions in Persian Aphasic Patients

Dr. Reza Nilipour; Rabeeh Ariaei; Dr. Hassan Ashayeri;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Aug 2003 Journal: Audiology (issn: 1735-1936, eissn: 2008-2657, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
The major focus of this research is on the differential disruption of language abilities subsequent to brain damages as they relate to site and size of lesion, especially left hemisphere lesions which disrupt the production and processing of "Nouns" vs. "Verbs" as two functionally different lexical categories. Several clinical as well as experimental studies reported on different language have shown that nouns and verbs can be independently disrupted due to brain damage. A prevalent impairment in naming actions (Producing verbs) is reported in non-fluent aphasic patients, with lesions involving left frontal lobe, whereas a selective in naming objects (Producing ...
free text keywords: Aphasia, Noun, Verb, Left hemisphere Lesion, Medicine, R
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