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Author Parr, Susie, 1953- author

Title Talking about aphasia : living with loss of language after stroke / Susie Parr, Sally Byng, and Sue Gilpin ; with Chris Ireland
Published Buckingham ; Bristol, PA : Open University Press, 1997
Buckingham ; Bristol, PA : Open University Press, 1997


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Description xiii, 144 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Foreword / Chris Ireland -- 1. What is aphasia? -- 2. 'Is frightened. Is frightened': the early experience of stroke and aphasia -- 3. 'The thing is - what job?': work, leisure and aphasia -- 4. 'Can I get a word in edgeways?': family friends and aphasia -- 5. 'Lost in the undertow': health, social care and voluntary services for people with aphasia -- 6. 'Everything seems a secret': information and aphasia --7. 'Doing the inside work': the meaning of aphasia --8. 'They cannot see it so how will they know?': aphasia and disability -- 9. 'I'm fed up of saying I'm sorry': learning to live with aphasia
Summary Drawing on in-depth interviews with fifty aphasic people, this book explores the experience of aphasia from the dramatic onset of stroke and loss of language to the gradual revelation of its long-term consequences
Notes First published: 1997
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [143]-144)
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients.
Aphasia -- Case studies.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Complications.
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- complications.
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- complications.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies
Case studies.
Author Byng, Sally, 1956- author
Gilpin, Sue, author
Ireland, Chris, author
LC no. 97015402
ISBN 0335199364 (pb)