What does receptive dysphasia mean?
If there is an injury in a certain area of the brain, receptive dysphasia can occur. If a patient has receptive dysphasia, he can lose the ability to understand a language in a correct way.
Receptive dysphasia is a subtype of dysphasia, and the other one is expressive dysphasia.
Unlike expressive dysphasia, patients with receptive dysphasia can still speak; however, since their language comprehension is affected, their sentences can be meaningless, and others may not understand what they are trying to express.
Key word: receptive dysphasia