Performance of closed head-injured children on a naming task

Jordan F.M., Ozanne A.E. and Murdoch B.E. (1990) Performance of closed head-injured children on a naming task. Brain Injury, 4 1: 27-32. doi:10.3109/02699059009026145

Author Jordan F.M.
Ozanne A.E.
Murdoch B.E.
Title Performance of closed head-injured children on a naming task
Journal name Brain Injury   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0269-9052
Publication date 1990-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.3109/02699059009026145
Volume 4
Issue 1
Start page 27
End page 32
Total pages 6
Publisher Informa Healthcare
Language eng
Subject 2728 Clinical Neurology
Abstract The naming abilities of a group of 20 children (aged 8-16) who had sustained a closed head injury (CHI) at least 12 months previously were assessed with the purpose of examining the long-term effect of CHI on children's naming ability. Performance of the CHI group on the Boston Naming Test was compared to that of a group of non-neurologically impaired accident victims matched for age, sex and socioeconomic status. A detailed examination of the types of naming errors exhibited by the CHI children was also carried out. Boston Naming Test scores of the CHI group were found to be significantly lower than those achieved by the control group. The error pattern demonstrated by the CHI group, however, mimicked that of the control group.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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