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Using Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation to Reveal Mechanisms of Language Loss and to Treat Progressive Aphasia Associated with FTD andRelated Dementias
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PENNSYLVANIA UNIV PHILADELPHIA
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Primary Progressive Aphasia, or PPA, is a condition that affects language abilities. A person with PPA may havedifficulties speaking, understanding speech, reading, or writing, and these difficulties worsen over time. Thepurpose of this study is to determine whether a form of non-invasive brain stimulation called Transcranial DirectCurrent Stimulation or tDCS can be used as a therapeutic technique, in combination with Constraint-InducedLanguage Therapy CILT, to improve the language symptoms of PPA. This is a double-blind, randomized,crossover study.
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