Discourse Comprehension Test Performance of Elders With Dementia of The Alzheimer Type

Welland, Richard J.; Lubinski, Rosemary; Higginbotham, D. Jeffery
December 2002
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2002, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p1175
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study that suggested that overall narrative comprehension is diminished in those with dementia of the Alzheimer type. Research method; Results and discussion on of the study.


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