Neural and Behavioral Predictors of Naming Therapy Outcomes in Chronic Post-Stroke Aphasia
Jeffrey P Johnson
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June 2020 -
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More than 2 million people in the U.S. have aphasia, a language disorder most often caused by stroke that reduces participation in preferred activities, functional independence, and health-related quality of life. Language therapy for aphasia is efficacious, but outcomes vary across patients, presenting challenges for treatment-planning and prognostication for recovery. Recent evidence suggests brain network properties derived from functional connectivity data and quantified via graph theory may...