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Author Murdoch, B. E., 1950-

Title Speech and language disorders associated with subcortical pathology / Bruce E. Murdoch, Brooke-Mai Whelan
Published Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (292 pages) : illustrations
Contents Subcortical involvement in speech and language : an introduction and historical perspective -- Neuroanatomy and functional neurology of the subcortical region -- Models of subcortical participation in language -- Language disorders associated with striatocapsular and thalamic lesions -- Pallidal and thalamic involvement in language : evidence from stereotactic surgical studies -- Role of the subthalamic nucleus in language -- Influence of the cerebellum on language function -- Degenerative subcortical syndromes : aetiology, clinical features, medical treatment, and associated language disorders -- Assessment and treatment of subcortical language disorders -- Role of the subcortical structures in speech motor control -- Dysarthria associated with subcortical pathologies -- Subcortical dysarthrias : assessment and treatment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Brain -- Pathophysiology.
Language disorders -- Pathophysiology.
Language Disorders -- etiology.
Speech Disorders -- etiology.
Brain Diseases -- complications.
Cerebellum -- physiopathology.
Cerebrum -- physiopathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Whelan, Brooke-Mai.
ISBN 0470025735 (paperback; alk. paper)
0470988207 (electronic bk.)
9780470025734 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780470988206 (electronic bk.)