Aphasia (Dysphasia)

A cognitive disorder marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or express language in its written or spoken form. This condition is caused by diseases which affect the language areas of the dominant hemisphere. Clinical features are used to classify the various subtypes of this condition. General categories include receptive, expressive, and mixed forms of aphasia.
Also Known As:
Dysphasia; Alogia; Logamnesia; Acquired Aphasia; Syntactical Aphasia; Anepia; Aphasia, Ageusic; Aphasia, Auditory Discriminatory; Aphasia, Commisural; Aphasia, Functional; Aphasia, Global; Aphasia, Graphomotor; Aphasia, Intellectual; Aphasia, Mixed; Aphasia, Post-Ictal; Aphasia, Post-Traumatic; Aphasia, Progressive; Aphasia, Semantic; Aphasia, Syntactical; Dejerine-Lichtheim Phenomenon; Dysphasia, Global; Lichtheim's Sign; Logagnosia; Logasthenia; Ageusic Aphasia; Ageusic Aphasias; Alogias; Anepias; Aphasia, Post Ictal; Aphasia, Post Traumatic; Aphasias, Ageusic; Aphasias, Auditory Discriminatory; Aphasias, Commisural; Aphasias, Functional; Aphasias, Global; Aphasias, Graphomotor; Aphasias, Intellectual; Aphasias, Mixed; Aphasias, Post-Ictal; Aphasias, Post-Traumatic; Aphasias, Progressive; Aphasias, Semantic; Aphasias, Syntactical; Auditory Discriminatory Aphasia; Auditory Discriminatory Aphasias; Commisural Aphasia; Commisural Aphasias; Dejerine Lichtheim Phenomenon; Discriminatory Aphasia, Auditory; Discriminatory Aphasias, Auditory; Dysphasias, Global; Functional Aphasia; Functional Aphasias; Global Aphasia; Global Aphasias; Global Dysphasia; Global Dysphasias; Graphomotor Aphasia; Graphomotor Aphasias; Intellectual Aphasia; Intellectual Aphasias; Lichtheim Sign; Lichtheims Sign; Logagnosias; Logamnesias; Logasthenias; Mixed Aphasia; Mixed Aphasias; Phenomenon, Dejerine-Lichtheim; Post-Ictal Aphasia; Post-Ictal Aphasias; Post-Traumatic Aphasia; Post-Traumatic Aphasias; Progressive Aphasia; Progressive Aphasias; Semantic Aphasia; Semantic Aphasias; Sign, Lichtheim's; Syntactical Aphasias; Aphasia, Acquired
Networked: 880 relevant articles (67 outcomes, 98 trials/studies)

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4. Dementia (Dementias)
5. Seizures (Seizure)


1. Meinzer, Marcus: 8 articles (07/2011 - 01/2004)
2. Berthier, Marcelo L: 7 articles (06/2015 - 04/2003)
3. Abo, Masahiro: 6 articles (10/2015 - 08/2004)
4. Pulvermüller, Friedemann: 6 articles (06/2015 - 11/2005)
5. Fridriksson, Julius: 6 articles (06/2015 - 06/2010)
6. Breitenstein, Caterina: 6 articles (01/2015 - 02/2008)
7. Enderby, Pam: 6 articles (01/2015 - 09/2002)
8. Kakuda, Wataru: 5 articles (10/2015 - 01/2010)
9. Flöel, Agnes: 5 articles (01/2015 - 01/2009)
10. Cherney, Leora R: 5 articles (10/2012 - 10/2008)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Aphasia:
1. Piracetam (Nootropil)IBA
2. donepezil (Aricept)FDA LinkGeneric
3. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)IBA
4. Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine)FDA LinkGeneric
5. olanzapine (Zyprexa)FDA Link
6. Carbamazepine (Tegretol)FDA LinkGeneric
7. cerebrolysinIBA
8. Levodopa (L Dopa)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)IBA
10. Memantine (Namenda)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Language Therapy (Language Training)
2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
3. Speech Therapy (Therapy, Speech)
4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
5. Electrodes (Electrode)