Prognosis of Aphasia
Prognosis for Aphasia:
outcome of aphasia is difficult to predict given the wide range of
variability of the condition. Generally, people who are younger or have
less extensive brain damage fare better. The location of the injury is
also important and is another clue to prognosis. In general, patients tend
to recover skills in language comprehension more completely than those
skills involving expression.
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Aphasia Information Page: NINDS)
...see also Overview of Aphasia
Aphasia: Research More
The 'prognosis' of Aphasia usually refers to the likely outcome
The prognosis of Aphasia
may include the duration of Aphasia, chances of complications of Aphasia,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Aphasia, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Aphasia.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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