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A Systematic Survey of Cognitive-Communicative Evaluations


Abstract Dementia is a syndrome resulting from an acquired brain disease that affects many domains of cognitive impairment. The progressive disorder generally affects memory, attention, executive functions, communication, and other cognitive domains that significantly alter everyday function (Quinn, 2014). The purpose of this research was to gather a systematic review of cognitive-communication assessments and screeners used in assessing dementia to assist in early prognosis. From this review, there is potential in developing a new test to address the areas that people with dementia often have deficits in 1) Memory, 2) Attention, 3) Executive Functions, 4) Language, and 5) Visuospatial Skills. In the field of speech-language pathology, or medicine i... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Miller, Marissa (Author) / Liss, Julie M (Advisor) / Berisha, Visar (Advisor) / Azuma, Tamiko (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Speech therapy
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 31 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Masters Thesis Communication Disorders 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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