Intensive Aphasietherapie: Evidenz und Umsetzung im ambulanten und (teil-)stationären Setting

A. Baumgärtner*, B. Gröne, I. Maser

*Corresponding author for this work


Increasingly, intensive therapy is considered an effective intervention for strokeinduced aphasia. As a consequence, there is a need to provide more intensive therapy programs. Certain prerequisites apply when implementing intensive therapy in out or inpatient settings. The present article first discusses recent study results regarding the efficacy of intensive aphasia therapy in the early and chronic stages. Next, it presents treatment guidelines pertaining to the intensity of aphasia therapy and then briefly discusses the current healthcare situation. Finally, the paper highlights some of the challenges of implementing intensive aphasia therapy in out and inpatient settings, mentions potential solutions and presents current concepts in providing intensive therapy.

Original languageGerman
JournalNeurologie und Rehabilitation
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)99-109
Number of pages11
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Research Areas and Centers

  • Academic Focus: Center for Brain, Behavior and Metabolism (CBBM)

DFG Research Classification Scheme

  • 206-08 Cognitive and Systemic Human Neuroscience

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