Rinsho Shinkeigaku (Clinical Neurology)

Symposium 4

Aphasia-a new as well as old problem

Kazuo Hadano, M.D.1)

1)Department of Social Welfare, Bukkyo University

Alajouanine (1956) established a concept of jargon as a speech symptom of aphasia and gave clinical descriptions of three types of jargon undifferentiated, asemantic (neologistic) and paraphasic (semantic) jargon. Several case-reports of undifferentiated jargon in Japanese language have been published in clinical aphasiology. On the other hand language development of jargon-type in normal children was reprorted in developmental psychology. We point out a phenomenological similarity of clinical language symptoms of jargon with language development of jargon-type considering its neuropsychological implications.
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(CLINICA NEUROL, 53: 1237|1239, 2013)
key words: Wernicke-Lichtheim's theory, undifferentiated jargon, three-step recovery theory of jargon, language development of jargon-type

(Received: 1-Jun-13)