The Secret Language of Your Body

The Secret Language of Your Body

The Secret Language of Your Body unveils the secrets to understanding the messages of your body, revealing the underlying causes of symptoms and medical conditions, and offers processes for healing. Foreword by Bernie Siegel, M.D. This inspiring handbook delves deeply into the possible reasons for health issues in all areas of your body. Author Inna […]

The Language of Kindness

The Language of Kindness

#1 International Bestseller A moving, lyrical, beautifully-written portrait of a nurse and the lives she has touched Christie Watson spent twenty years as a nurse, and in this intimate, poignant, and remarkably powerful book, she opens the doors of the hospital and shares its secrets. She takes us by her side down hospital corridors to […]

Social Construction of Self for Persons with Aphasia: When Language As a Cultural Tool is Impaired.

Social Construction of Self for Persons with Aphasia: When Language As a Cultural Tool is Impaired.

This article addresses the impact of aphasia on construction or storying of self, particularly the way in which one’s ability to manipulate one’s social/cultural tool kit is impaired when language as a tool is disrupted. If language is essential to the construction of the self, how does one participate in self-construction in the face of […]

Speech and Language Disorders Associated with Corticobasal Degeneration.

Speech and Language Disorders Associated with Corticobasal Degeneration.

Corticobasal degeneration (CBD) is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by asymmetric cortical and extrapyramidal signs including progressive asymmetric limb rigidity and apraxia. Other commonly occurring signs include alien limb phenomena, frontal release signs, postural instability, cognitive and/or memory deficits, aphasia, apraxia of speech, and dysarthria. An extensive literature review revealed that although speech and language deficits […]

Verbal Behavior by B.F. Skinner: Contributions to Analyzing Early Language Learning

Verbal Behavior by B.F. Skinner: Contributions to Analyzing Early Language Learning

Introduction Two pieces of literature appeared quietly and without fanfare in 1957. Each book unalterably affected how we have come to view language, human behavior, and language learning. In 1957, Noam Chomsky published Syntactic Structures (1957), his germinal work that established the foundations of psycholinguistics. This work, in combination with a second publication, Aspects of […]

Management of Common Medical Problems of the Elderly in Plain (Non-Medical) Language

Management of Common Medical Problems of the Elderly in Plain (Non-Medical) Language

It is the first of its kind where a physician is trying to communicate with old people. Note that because of the short span of concentration, each disease and its present treatment and present and futuristic therapy were described in very short form. Some emphasis were placed on the future of medical treatments of certain […]

Orotracheal Intubation in the NICU and Expressive Language Outcomes at 24-30 Months (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) (Report)

Orotracheal Intubation in the NICU and Expressive Language Outcomes at 24-30 Months (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) (Report)

Survivors of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) have a higher prevalence of speech and language problems as compared to term babies; and those with prolonged respiratory support are most severely affected. The purpose of this study was (a) to investigate the relationship between the numbers of days of oral intubation and expressive language outcomes […]