Document Detail


A case of developmental language impairment in adolescence and adulthood.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22145668     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a 19-year-old female with a history of developmental language impairment. The subject's performance in accessing word forms, lexical-semantics, syntactic abilities, and text comprehension was diagnosed. The results show a persisting multilevel impairment, especially with non-canonical and subordinated sentences, morphology, and narratives. Nevertheless a clear potential in compensating her difficulties for communicative purposes could be observed. There are only very few descriptions of German-speaking subjects with persisting language disorder. Our results underline previous findings of symptoms persisting into adolescence and adulthood. The symptomatology may be covert on superficial observation but is still of relevance to the participation of the individuals concerned. Further research on identifying language-specific clinical markers is needed to meet the requirements of this group of clients.
Authors:
Svenja Ringmann; Henrik Bartels; Julia Siegmüller
Related Documents :
22004518 - Learning to ignore distracters.
11407408 - On feeling good and getting your way: mood effects on negotiator cognition and bargaini...
21611188 - Transcranial magnetic stimulation reveals attentional feedback to area v1 during serial...
12401468 - Further evidence for the depressive effects of cytokines: anhedonia and neurochemical c...
17473838 - The formation of abnormal associations in schizophrenia: neural and behavioral evidence.
17373258 - Self-reported conceptions of memory and concentration in comparison with the neuropsych...
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Logopedics, phoniatrics, vocology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1651-2022     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9617311     Medline TA:  Logoped Phoniatr Vocol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Europäische Fachhochschule, Fachbereich Angewandte Gesundheitswissenschaften , Rostock , Germany.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Multipotent Stromal Cell Therapy for Cavernous Nerve Injury-Induced Erectile Dysfunction.
Next Document:  New Neptunium(V) Borates That Exhibit the Alexandrite Effect.