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Aphasia

  • By: Afrodite Skaouris & Dino Samartzis
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Approximately 1 million Americans currently suffer from a relatively unknown condition called aphasia, with 80,000 new cases being diagnosed annually. Aphasia is caused by damage to the brain and consists of an individual's partial or complete loss of the ability to ...

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