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What is Perseveration?
-Inapproptiate continuation or recurrence of an earlier response after the task requirement has changed
-One of the most common bx'l disorders associated with aphasia
(ex: Get stuck on one word)
What are the 3 forms of perseveration?
1. Stuck-in-set Perseveration
2. Continuous Perseveration
3. Recurrent Perseveration
What is Stuck-In-Set Perseveration?
Continuing a response after the introduction of a new task
What type of perseveration is when the inappropriate prolongation or continuation of a response without the introduction of a new task or stimulus?
Continuous Perseveration
(ex given in class: Keep on talking about water)
What type of perseveration is repeating a response that occurred earlier and following the presentation of new stimuli or intervening responses?
Recurrent Perseveration
(ex given: "water" -> /weper/)
Severity of perseveration is related to post onset and type of aphasia.
What are some general principles for managing perseveration?
-Nature of task: More likely to occur on non-automatic tasks
-Order of task: The more similar, the greater likelihood of stuck-in-set perseveration
-Rate of stimulous presentations
-Word frequency
-Semantic and phonemic relatedness
How can you reduce perseveration?
-Control perseveration-inducing variables
-Est. set for new tasks
-Time-out Distractions
-Raise level of awareness
-Conceal previous responses