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Providing a picture verb naming test and determine its validity in Persian aphasia patients
A Mehri 1, H Ghaemi , N Kord
Abstract:   (5755 Views)
Background and Aim: Naming test is an appropriate tool for assessing, diagnosing and treating word finding difficulties in Aphasic patients. Considering the importance of this test and lack of such kinds of tests in the field of verb in Farsi, the purpose of this research is to provide a verb-naming test in Persian.
Materials and Methods:
In order to provide the tool based on the foreign samples, the common traits are exploited according to selection the verbs and based on the frequency criteria, Acquisition age, length of word, and investigating the inferior studies, 132 Persian verbs were chosen and picture of the selected verbs were drawn. They were offered to 15 experts to give points to the pictures based on the previous criteria of our research including familiarity, imagination and beauty of viewing. The mean score of obtained points was computed and 50 verbs were selected out of 132 suggested verbs.
Results:
Findings of this study showed that the selected verbs were of high frequency verbs. Also they are those verbs which have lowers acquisition age. Most of the verbs were compound and it indicates that in Persian language compound verbs are of high frequency. Moreover, it appeared that high objectivity degree caused to high scores of imagination. Then most of the verbs were objective verbs.
Conclusion:
Finally 50 verbs with their related pictures made this naming test. It is worth mentioning that remaining verbs were ranked based on their scores.
Keywords: Naming, Verbs, Word finding difficulties, Aphasia, Persian language
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/06/4 | Accepted: 2009/07/17 | Published: 2013/08/6
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Mehri A, Ghaemi H, Kord N. Providing a picture verb naming test and determine its validity in Persian aphasia patients. mrj. 2009; 3 (1 and 2) :6-10
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