Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health Studies

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The Effect of Morphosemantic Treatment on Verb-Tense Inflection in Persian-Speaking Patients with Agrammatism: A Case Report

Farzaneh Dashti 1 , Mozhgan Asadi 1 , 2 , * and Fariba Yadegari 1
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1 Department of Speech Therapy, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Speech Therapy, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
Article information
  • Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health: October 2018, 5 (4); e80072
  • Published Online: September 22, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: June 1, 2018
  • Revised: September 8, 2018
  • Accepted: September 8, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/mejrh.80072

To Cite: Dashti F, Asadi M, Yadegari F. The Effect of Morphosemantic Treatment on Verb-Tense Inflection in Persian-Speaking Patients with Agrammatism: A Case Report, Middle East J Rehabil Health Stud. 2018 ; 5(4):e80072. doi: 10.5812/mejrh.80072.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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