Anomia: Neuroanatomical and Cognitive Correlates by Harold Goodglass, Arthur Wingfield

By Harold Goodglass, Arthur Wingfield

Anomia is the lack to entry spoken names for gadgets, usually linked to the aged or people with mind harm to the left hemisphere. Anomia deals the cutting-edge evaluate of issues of naming, written via stated specialists from world wide, approached from either medical and theoretical viewpoints. Goodglass, identified world wide for his learn in aphasia and speech pathology, edits this primary ebook dedicated solely to naming and its issues. Wingfield is understood for his vintage stories of lexical processing in aphasic and common audio system. The publication comprises finished literature studies, a precis of suitable learn facts, in addition to astudy of contemporary advances in cognitive research and anatomic findings. Anomia is an immensely worthy paintings for all these fascinated by the examine of language, relatively these in cognitive neuroscience, neurology, speech pathology, and linguistics.

  • Devoted completely to naming and its disorders
  • Includes up to date descriptions of advances in cognitive analysis
  • Contains ways from either medical and theoretical viewpoints
  • Brings jointly the pinnacle researchers from the united states, England, and Italy

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Hyperpigmentation occurs in Whipple’s disease (see Chapter 9). Taut skin over the fingers that limits extension, telangiectasia and areas of depigmentation are suspicious of scleroderma. Musculoskeletal changes secondary to diarrhoea are unusual in the elderly. Peripheral and axial joint problems are associated with inflammatory bowel disease (see Chapter 12). In Whipple’s disease peripheral, rather than axial joint involvement occurs (see Chapter 15). , Yersinia enterocolitica and Shigella sp. are predisposed to Reiter’s syndrome which consists of the clinical triad of arthritis, urethritis and conjunctivitis.

Psychosocial history It is important to inquire about life events likely to act as psychosocial stressors. Prominent among these are a recent bereavement, separation, divorce, relationship problems and financial difficulties. This information may not be revealed at the first interview. However, pursuing aspects of depression or anxiety is important, especially if the irritable bowel syndrome is suspected (see Chapter 14). Family history A family history of diarrhoea is associated with medullary carcinoma of the thyroid (Chapter 15), and coeliac disease (see Chapter 11).

62:141–53. W. (1991). Approach to the patient with diarrhoea. In Textbook of Gastroenterology, vol 1, ed. T. Yamada, pp. 732–78. Philadelphia: Lippincott. N. (1990). Diarrhoea in the elderly: epidemiological and aetiological factors. J. Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:449–58. 5 The investigation of diarrhoea Joseph E. Buttery, Peter J. Lawson, Ranjit N. Ratnaike and Anil B. Utturkar The diagnosis of diarrhoea, due to the numerous causative factors, requires a multidisciplinary investigative approach. This chapter deals with several investigative procedures and laboratory tests.

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