Spontaneous Recovery from Aphasia The language and intellectual functions of 11 “recent” aphasics were investigated. Spontaneous recovery was evident in both functions. Although the severity of the subjects' aphasia lessened spontaneously, the basic form of the language disturbance remained essentially the same throughout the testing period. The first month post-onset appeared to be the ... Research Article
Research Article  |   December 01, 1969
Spontaneous Recovery from Aphasia
 
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  • Gerald L. Culton
    University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
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Research Article   |   December 01, 1969
Spontaneous Recovery from Aphasia
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, December 1969, Vol. 12, 825-832. doi:10.1044/jshr.1204.825
History: Received August 6, 1968
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, December 1969, Vol. 12, 825-832. doi:10.1044/jshr.1204.825
History: Received August 6, 1968

The language and intellectual functions of 11 “recent” aphasics were investigated. Spontaneous recovery was evident in both functions. Although the severity of the subjects' aphasia lessened spontaneously, the basic form of the language disturbance remained essentially the same throughout the testing period. The first month post-onset appeared to be the most significant period for spontaneous recovery of language functions.

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