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Functional disability in primary progressive aphasia

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Background: In primary progressive aphasia (PPA), assessment of language predominates over assessment of functional impairment in activities of daily living (ADLs) in clinical and research environments. Most of the knowledge on functional disability in PPA relies largely on anecdotal experience and limited numbers of studies published to date.Aims: (1) To describe the different patterns of ADL functional disability in the main PPA variants: semantic variant, nonfluent aphasia, and the more re...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
Aphasiology
Volume:
28
Issue:
8-9
Pages:
1131-1149
Publication date:
2014-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-5041
ISSN:
0268-7038
URN:
uuid:73cde5c0-69e2-4342-9384-744c3dad3192
Source identifiers:
480952
Local pid:
pubs:480952

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