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What happens in people with broca's aphasia?

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Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Broca's

These patients have an 'expressive' aphasia.
Their reception is good and therefore understand everything, however they are unable to express themselves, their speech comes out like gibberish and doesn't make sense. This is often highly frustrating because they know what they want to say but just can't get it out properly. Hope this helps.

In brief: Broca's

These patients have an 'expressive' aphasia.
Their reception is good and therefore understand everything, however they are unable to express themselves, their speech comes out like gibberish and doesn't make sense. This is often highly frustrating because they know what they want to say but just can't get it out properly. Hope this helps.
Dr. Zachariah George
Dr. Zachariah George
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Dr. Steven Beer
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Expressive speech

Brocas aphasia has been described as speech difficulty in which it's hard for the patient to express what they know they wanted to say.
Coordination of movements within the mouth and of the lips which is necessary for speech to be clear has been disrupted for what ever reason. Unlike other aphasias these patients typically do not have difficulty with understanding of verbal information.

In brief: Expressive speech

Brocas aphasia has been described as speech difficulty in which it's hard for the patient to express what they know they wanted to say.
Coordination of movements within the mouth and of the lips which is necessary for speech to be clear has been disrupted for what ever reason. Unlike other aphasias these patients typically do not have difficulty with understanding of verbal information.
Dr. Steven Beer
Dr. Steven Beer
Thank
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