Correlation of Aphasic Individual's Performances in Three Turkish Aphasia Tests: A Study of Criterion Validity

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TOĞRAM B., Cikan G., Duru H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, vol.19, no.1, pp.15-22, 2013 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tnd.07279
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.15-22
  • Keywords: Aphasia, assessment of aphasia, Language Assessment Test for Aphasia, Ege Aphasia Test, Gulhane Aphasia Test-2
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Assessing the language characteristics of aphasic patients is essential for aphasia rehabilitation. In Turkey, there is a limited number of tests developed for this purpose. There is a significant need literature for a study comparing aphasic patients' performance in Turkish aphasia tests. The overall purpose of this study is to investigate the correlation of aphasic individuals' performances on Language Assessment Test for Aphasia, Ege Aphasia Test, and Gulhane Aphasia Test-2 and to perform a criterion validity study for ADD. In addition to the aphasic participants, the performance of healthy participants as a control group on all three of the tests is analyzed.