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Research in Clinical Pragmatics, edited by Louise Cummings

Research in Clinical Pragmatics, edited by Louise Cummings Louise Cummings (ed.), 2017. Research in Clinical Pragmatics. Cham, Switzlerland: Springer.Research in Clinical Pragmatics (Springer, 2017) is an original book edited by Louise Cummings. It consists of 23 chapters, written by authors who have considerable knowledge and experience in clinical pragmatics. Nowadays, clinical pragmatics is a growing field of study (Cummings, 2007, 2009). Thanks to its interconnection with linguistics, psychology and cognitive science, it has produced a lot of empirical findings. The goal of the book is to come to a better understanding of the state of art in clinical pragmatics, investigating specific aspects of this discipline and completing the current picture of research from different points of view. The book helps us to understand differences in pragmatic disorders between children and adults and the interventions that may be used to treat these clients. Indeed, it allows us to reach a sound understanding of the way in which features of pragmatic disorders present in different developmental and acquired conditions. The book is presented in five sections, each of which provides rich sources of evidence and new thinking about several aspects of pragmatics disorders.The first section, Developmental Pragmatic Disorders, discusses the way in which some neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Review of Pragmatics Brill

Research in Clinical Pragmatics, edited by Louise Cummings

International Review of Pragmatics , Volume 10 (1): 7 – Jan 1, 2018

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1877-3095
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1877-3109
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10.1163/18773109-01001004
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Louise Cummings (ed.), 2017. Research in Clinical Pragmatics. Cham, Switzlerland: Springer.Research in Clinical Pragmatics (Springer, 2017) is an original book edited by Louise Cummings. It consists of 23 chapters, written by authors who have considerable knowledge and experience in clinical pragmatics. Nowadays, clinical pragmatics is a growing field of study (Cummings, 2007, 2009). Thanks to its interconnection with linguistics, psychology and cognitive science, it has produced a lot of empirical findings. The goal of the book is to come to a better understanding of the state of art in clinical pragmatics, investigating specific aspects of this discipline and completing the current picture of research from different points of view. The book helps us to understand differences in pragmatic disorders between children and adults and the interventions that may be used to treat these clients. Indeed, it allows us to reach a sound understanding of the way in which features of pragmatic disorders present in different developmental and acquired conditions. The book is presented in five sections, each of which provides rich sources of evidence and new thinking about several aspects of pragmatics disorders.The first section, Developmental Pragmatic Disorders, discusses the way in which some neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention

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Published: Jan 1, 2018

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