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Communicative strategies used by spouses of individuals with communication disorders related to stroke-induced aphasia and Parkinson's disease.

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Int J Lang Commun Disord 2014 May;

Authors: Emilia Carlsson, Lena Hartelius, Charlotta Saldert

A communicative disability interferes with the affected person's ability to take active part in social interaction, but non-disabled communication partners may use different strategies to support communication. However, it is not known whether similar strategies can be used to compensate for different types of communicative disabilities, nor what factors contribute to the development of a particular approach by communication partners.

PMID: 24861715 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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