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Aphasia

"Aphasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A cognitive disorder marked by an impaired ability to comprehend or express language in its written or spoken form. This condition is caused by diseases which affect the language areas of the dominant hemisphere. Clinical features are used to classify the various subtypes of this condition. General categories include receptive, expressive, and mixed forms of aphasia.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Aphasia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Aphasia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 81 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2000 and 2010
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