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A case of oral spelling behavior: another environmental dependency syndrome

Published in Neuropsychiatry, neuropsychology, and behavioral neurology. 2007, vol. 20, no. 4, p. 235-7
Abstract To present the case of a woman with a probable vascular dementia and a unique oral spelling behavior (OSB). Our aim was to better characterize the mechanisms underlying OSB in this patient with advanced cognitive and noncognitive deficits.
Keywords Aged, 80 and overAphasia/diagnosis/psychologyAwareness/physiologyDementia, Vascular/diagnosis/psychologyDominance, Cerebral/physiologyDyslexia, Acquired/diagnosis/psychologyFemaleHumansMental Status ScheduleMultilingualismNeurologic ExaminationNeuropsychological TestsOrientation/physiologyPrefrontal Cortex/pathology/physiopathologySemanticsSocial EnvironmentStereotyped Behavior/physiologyTomography, X-Ray ComputedVerbal Behavior/physiology
PMID: 18091074
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RAGNO PAQUIER, Claire, ASSAL, Frédéric. A case of oral spelling behavior: another environmental dependency syndrome. In: Neuropsychiatry, neuropsychology, and behavioral neurology, 2007, vol. 20, n° 4, p. 235-7. doi: 10.1097/WNN.0b013e31814da110 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:44376

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