What’s language disorder? People with language disorder have difficulty expressing themselves and understanding what others are saying. This is unrelated to hearing problems. Language disorder, formerly known as receptive-expressive language disorder, is common in young children.
Wiki Number: PW113
Diagnosis: Language Disorder
US Patients: 7% of young children;acquired before age 3
Sex Ratio: B2;G
Symptoms: may involve grammar or semantics (meaning of words); can be in forming or expressing language or in understanding language
Progression: may have problems in the mental formation of language itself
Causes: expressive language disorders may include limited vocabulary, inability to produce complex grammar or others; audiology may help
Therapies: speech therapy my help those with forming and expressing language; help in reading comprehension may be more difficult
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- Effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for reducing postpartum fatigue: a systematic review protocolby Jialu Qian on October 26, 2021
INTRODUCTION: Postpartum fatigue is a common symptom among new mothers after their pregnancy. It has a considerable negative impact on women's functional and mental status as well as the development of babies. Identifying effective interventions to prevent or reduce postpartum fatigue is meaningful to improve the quality of life and avoid adverse outcomes of this vulnerable population. This systematic review aims to synthesise non-pharmacological evidence and evaluate the effectiveness of...
- Outcomes of an interprofessional intensive comprehensive aphasia program's first five yearsby Marjorie Nicholas on October 26, 2021
CONCLUSIONS: Results support research indicating that short-term intensive, interprofessional comprehensive aphasia programs (ICAPs) are effective treatment options for people with moderate-to-severe aphasia.
- The Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: A Narrative Review of Evidenceby Lorenzo Zamboni on October 26, 2021
Substance use disorders (SUDs) are characterized by a recurrent and maladaptive use of drugs and/or alcohol. Cognitive behavioral therapies (CBTs) comprise different types of interventions: traditional CBT and the more recent "third wave" behavior therapies, such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), and schema therapy (ST). We searched English-language articles published between 2014 and present. This review...
- Adapting a Patient-Reported Outcome Bookmarking Task to be Accessible to Adults With Cognitive and Language Disordersby Matthew L Cohen on October 26, 2021
Background Patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures produce scores that do not always have obvious clinical meaning. The PRO-bookmarking procedure is a new and promising way to make PRO measures more meaningful and interpretable. However, the materials and procedures of the task may benefit from adaptations to be more accessible to individuals with cognitive and language disorders. Aims This study aims to provide an overview of the iterative refinement process used to modify the materials and...