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Aline Rufo Peres ; Eliane Schochat ; Leticia Lessa Mansur ;Dementia & Neuropsychologia 2013, 7 4

Author: Marcela Lima Silagi

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Dementia & Neuropsychologia ISSN: 1980-5764 demneuropsy@uol.com.br Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento Brasil Lima Silagi, Marcela; Rufo Peres, Aline; Schochat, Eliane; Lessa Mansur, Leticia Communication map of elderly people.
Sociodemographic and cognitive-linguistic aspects Dementia & Neuropsychologia, vol.
7, núm.
4, octubre-diciembre, 2013, pp.
380-386 Associação Neurologia Cognitiva e do Comportamento São Paulo, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=339530369005 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Dement Neuropsychol 2013 December;7(4):380-386 Original Articles Communication map of elderly people Sociodemographic and cognitive-linguistic aspects Marcela Lima Silagi1, Aline Rufo Peres2, Eliane Schochat3, Leticia Lessa Mansur3 ABSTRACT.
Language and communication difficulties may occur in the elderly population.
This is the case of the tip-of-the- tongue phenomenon and receptive and auditory comprehension difficulties.
Few studies have focused on examining the effects of social exposure on maintaining communication in the aging process.
Objectives: [1] To describe the communication map of healthy elderly subjects; [2] To search for associations between frequency and time dedicated to communication and cognitive and sociodemographic factors.
Methods: Healthy elderly subjects were submitted to cognitive screening, the Token Test – Revised, and the Verbal Fluency test, and answered the ASHA-FACS and the Circles of Communication Partners questionnaires.
Results: 55 subjects, 67% female, with ages over 60 years and varied schooling were included in the sample.
Interlocutors in the circle of close friends and acquaintances predominated in the communication map, although th...





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