Comparing connected language elicitation procedures in persons with aphasia: Concurrent validation of the Story Retell Procedure

McNeil, Malcolm and Eun Sung, Jee and Yang, Dorothy and Pratt, Sheila and Pavelko, Stacey and Fossett, Tepanta and Smolky, Brenda and Doyle, Patrick (2006) Comparing connected language elicitation procedures in persons with aphasia: Concurrent validation of the Story Retell Procedure. [Clinical Aphasiology Paper]

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Abstract

Connected language elicitation procedures used to describe and quantify language vary among the many sampling techniques; however, few studies have compared sampling procedures within the same study participants. This study sought to compare the Story Retell Procedure (SRP) to six additional sampling procedures quantifying eight verbal productivity, three verbal disruption, and two syntactic measures. Results from thirteen individuals with aphasia revealed substantial inter-subject variability with high correlation coefficients between the SRP and other language elicitation tasks for the majority of the linguistic measures. The SRP produced either no difference across tasks or significantly greater instances of the dependent variable.

Item Type: Clinical Aphasiology Paper
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Depositing User: Rick Hoover
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2016 12:53
Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference > Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2006 : 36th : Ghent, Belgium : May 29-June 2, 2006)
URI: http://eprints-prod-05.library.pitt.edu/id/eprint/1752

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