SIG 2 Perspectives Vol. 21, No. 4, December 2011
This issue of Perspectives focuses on verbal perseverations in the speech of people with aphasia, including reviews of theoretical explanations for the phenomenon and of proposed and tested ideas for treatment.
You will be able to:
- Summarize the nomenclature, history, types and examples of perseveration and its assumed causes or origins.
- Describe general suggestions from the aphasia literature for reducing perseveration, and protocols for treating perseveration.
- Discuss the role of residual activation in perseveration and implications for treatment approaches to reduce perseverations.
- Describe a treatment designed to reduce aphasic perseverations by decreasing activation of the perseverative response and increasing activation of the target response.
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