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Overall Language Performance Studies

Year Design n Treatment
1989 Prins, RS., Schoonen, R., & Vermuelen, J. (1989). Efficacy of two different types of speech therapy for aphasic patients. Applied Psycholinguistics, 10, 85-123. G b/t, RCT 32 Systematic Therapy for Auditory Comprehension Disorders vs. stimulation
1989 Brindley, P., Copeland, C. D., & Pru, M. (1989). A comparison of the speech of ten chronic Broca’s aphasics following intensive and non-intensive periods of therapy. Aphasiology, 3, 695-707. G w/in 10 Group vs Indv
1989 Marshall, R. C., Wertz, RT., Weiss, DG., Aren, et al. (1989). Home treatment for aphasic patients by trained nonprofessionals. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 54, 462-470. G b/t, RCT 94 tx by SLP vs. trained volunteer
1990 Marshall, J., Pound, C., White-Thompson, M., & Pring, T. (1990). The use of picture/word matching tasks to assist word retrieval in aphasic patients. Aphasiology, 4, 167-184. SS 3 Oral Reading, Written word-picture matching
1991 Petheram, B. (1991). Microcomputers as a supplement to aphasia therapy. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 6, 177-195. 10 Computer homework
1991 Mackenzie, C. (1991b). Four weeks of intensive aphasia treatment and four weeks of no treatment. Aphasiology, 5, 435-437. SS 5 Multimodal
1991 Gonzalvez, C., Mishra, H., Shashikala, H. R., & Kumariah, V. (1991). Aphasia: A retaining programme. NIMHANS Journal, 9, 105-111. SS 1 Oral Reading, repetition, aud comp, writing
1992 Katz, R. C., & Wertz, R. T. (1992). Computerized hierarchical reading treatment in aphasia. Aphasiology, 6, 165-177. G b/t, RCT 43 Comp. reading vs. Comp. stimulation (non-language) vs. no tx
1992 Whurr, R., Lorch, M. P., & Nye, C. (1992). A meta-analysis of studies carried out between 1946 and 1988 concerned with the efficacy of speech and language therapy treatment for aphasic patients. European Journal of Disorders of Communication, 27, 1-17. Meta-analysis Variety
1993 Leal, M. G., Farrajota, L., Fonseca, J., Guerriero, M., & Castro-Caldas, A. (1993). The influence of speech therapy on the evolution of stroke aphasia (Abstract). Journal of Clinical and Experimental Psychology, 15(3), 399. G b/t, RCT 60 formal speech therapy vs. stimulation tx provided by relatives
1995 Mazzoni, M., Vista, M., Geri, E., Avila, L., Bianchi, F., & Moretti, P. (1995). Comparison of language recovery in rehabilitated and matched non-rehabilitated aphasic patients. Aphasiology, 9, 553-563. G b/t 26 Not Specified
1995 Murray, L. L., & Holland, A. L. (1995). The language recovery of acutely aphasic patients receiving different therapy regimens. Aphasiology, 9, 397-405. G b/t 4 conversational tx vs. didactic & conversational tx
1995 Sorin-Peters, R., & Behrmann. (1995). Change in perception of communication abilities of aphasic patients and their families. Aphasiology, 9, 565-575. G w/in 3 day treatment program
1995 Burns, M. S., Dong, K. Y., & Oehring, A. K. (1995). Family involvement in the treatment of aphasia. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 2, 68-77. CS 1 Family as caregivers
1995 Horner, J., Dawson, D. V., Eller, M. A., Buoyer, F. G., Crowder, J. L., & Reus, C. M. (1995). Prognosis for improvement during acute rehabilitation as measured by the Western Aphasia Battery. In M. L. Lemme (Ed.), Clinical Aphasiology: Vol. 23, 141-154. G w/in 69 Not Specified
1996 Denes, G., Perazzolo, C., Piani, A., & Piccione, F. (1996). Intensive versus regular speech therapy in global aphasia: a controlled study. Aphasiology, 10, 385-394. G b/t 17 Stimulation
1997 Avent, J. R. (1997). Group treatment in aphasia using cooperative learning methods. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 5, 9-26. SS 8 Cooperative Group tx
1997 Katz, R. C. & Wertz, R. T. (1997). The efficacy of computer-provided reading treatment for chronic aphasic adults. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 40, 493-507. G b/t 55 Compter reading tx (CRT)
1997 Odell, K. H., Bair, S., Flynn, M., Workinger, M., Osborne, D., & Chial, M. (1997). Retrospective study of treatment outcome for individuals with aphasia. Aphasiology, 11, 415-432. G b/t 20 Group tx
1998 Greener, J., Enderby, P., Whurr, R., & Grant, A. (1998). Treatment for aphasia following stroke: Evidence for effectiveness. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 33, 158-161. Meta-analysis Tx for aphasia following stroke
1998 Robey, R. R. (1998). A meta-analysis of clinical outcomes in the treatment of aphasia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 41, 172-187. Meta-analysis Outcomes for tx of aphasia
1999 Elman, R. J. & Bernstein-Ellis, E. (1999). The efficacy of group communication treatment in adults with chronic aphasia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 42, 411-419. G b/t, RCT 24 Group
1999 Musso, M., Weiller, C., Kiebel, S., Muller, S. P., Bulau, P., & Rijntjes, M. (1999). Training-induced brain plasticity in aphasia. Brain, 122, 1781-1790. SS 20 Language comprehension tx
1999 Aftonomos, L. B., Appelbaum, J. S., & Steele, R. D. (1999). Improving outcomes for persons with aphasia in advanced community-based treatment programs. Stroke, 30, 1370-1379. G w/in 60 Computer administered tx
2000 Worrall, L. & Yiu, E. (2000). Effectiveness of functional communication therapy by volunteers for people with aphasia following stroke. Aphasiology, 14, 911-924. Mixed 20 Volunteers trained to maximize communication