The current demographic trend is dramatically changing; particularly the number of older people is rising. This trend of older population causes an increase of aging diseases such as dementia. The purpose of this article is to discuss language disorders of the main types of dementia and explore their similarities and differences. In addition, the author emphasize the role of the non-pharmacological therapies. The methods used for this review comprise a method of literature review of available sources dealing with the main types of dementia, and a method of comparison of different research studies exploring language disorders of the main types of dementia mentioned above and their comparison.
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20 May 2016
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Psychology, clinical psychology, psychotherapy, abnormal psychology
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Klimova, B., & Semradova, I. (2016). Cognitive Decline in Dementia with Special Focus on Language Impairments. In Z. Bekirogullari, M. Y. Minas, & R. X. Thambusamy (Eds.), Clinical & Counselling Psychology - CPSYC 2016, vol 9. European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences (pp. 86-90). Future Academy. https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.05.02.9