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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Intention Treatment for Anomia: Investigating Dose Frequency Effects and Predictors ofTreatment Response to Improve Efficacy and Clinical Translation
Principal Investigator:

Amy D Rodriguez

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2025
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $286,488
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Difficulty retrieving words is one of the most common language complaints in individuals with stroke- induced aphasia. The negative consequences related to word retrieval impairment include increased health care costs and decreased quality of life. A variety of treatment approaches exist to improve word retrieval, and most of the treatments result in immediate improvement on trained words. However, long-term improvement and improvement on untrained words or behaviors is less common. Additionally...

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