Aphasia
(3,753 words)

1. Introduction

Aphasia refers to acquired language impairments resulting from a focal brain damage in the absence of sensory, motor, or cognitive impairments. Symptoms of aphasia can affect all modalities of language, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing. In additio…

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Anthony Pak Hin KONG, “Aphasia”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 27 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000017>
First published online: 2015



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