14th century prison device / Wellcome Images

14th century prison device / Wellcome Images

I had aphasia, from the Greek for “without” and “utterance.” It is a general term for loss of language. Some patients have difficulty with nouns, or articles, or complicated words, or writing…all manner of language problems.

In practice, not being able to communicate fully is a prison.

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