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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- Crisis-focused psychosocial interventions for borderline personality disorder: systematic review and narrative synthesisby Lisa Wood on May 17, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: There is presently insufficient data to recommend any specific psychosocial crisis intervention for people with BPD. Given the relationship between BPD and the high frequency of crises experienced by this group, further large-scale trials examining crisis-focused psychosocial interventions are required.
- A unique cerebellar pattern of microglia activation in a mouse model of encephalopathy of prematurityby Luisa Klein on May 17, 2022
Preterm infants often show pathologies of the cerebellum, which are associated with impaired motor performance, lower IQ and poor language skills at school ages. Using a mouse model of inflammation-induced encephalopathy of prematurity driven by systemic administration of pro-inflammatory IL-1β, we sought to uncover causes of cerebellar damage. In this model, IL-1β is administered between postnatal day (P) 1 to day 5, a timing equivalent to the last trimester for brain development in humans....
- Supporting Well-Being in Gender-Diverse People: A Tutorial for Implementing Conceptual and Practical Shifts Toward Culturally Responsive, Person-Centered Care in Speech-Language Pathologyby David Azul on May 17, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: It is not sufficient for speech-language pathologists to delegate support for well-being in gender-diverse people to MH practitioners. Rather, speech-language pathologists need to be proactive in taking responsibility for supporting their clients' well-being based on each individual clinician's knowledge, skills, and capacity to do so. We recommend addressing barriers and facilitators of gender-diverse people's well-being both within SLP as a professional culture and by adapting the...
- The Behavioral Phenotype of 7q11.23 Duplication Syndrome Includes Risk for Oppositional Behavior and Aggressionby Bonita P Klein-Tasman on May 17, 2022
CONCLUSION: Genes in the 7q11.23 region duplicated in Dup7, in transaction with the environment, may contribute to aggressive and oppositional behavior.