Language as a stressor in aphasia

Conclusions: Exploring the putative relationship between anxiety and language in aphasia, through the study of physiologic stress responses, could establish a platform for investigating language changes in the brain in other clinical populations, such as in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or persons with post-traumatic stress disorder, or even with healthy ageing persons, in whom “linguistic anxiety” might be at work when they have trouble finding words.

from Aphasiology

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