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What does RHD stand for?

RHD stands for Right Hemisphere Damage (brain injury)

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It removes chapters on selected types of aphasia and adds chapters on brain basics; theoretical underpinnings; neurogenic communication disorders in acute care hospital settings; assistive technology; treatment effectiveness and evidence-based practice; comprehension, syntax, and linguistic-based disorders; communication pragmatics and discourse; cultural, linguistic, and quality-of-life concerns; and specific syndromes like right hemisphere damage, dementias, and traumatic brain injury, with a focus on poly-trauma and blast injuries.
Yet, despite the fact that emotional functioning can be similar in some alcoholics and people with right hemisphere damage, research provides only equivocal support for the hypothesis that alcoholism affects the functioning of the right hemisphere more than the left (Oscar-Berman and Schendan 2000).