Psych Central



Alexia

By Renée Grinnell

A complete loss of the ability to read. Also known as “visual aphasia”, “text blindness”, or “word blindness”.



Example: A patient with a drinking problem has an hourlong seizure. After discharge, she can’t even read a newspaper.


    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 25 Sep 2008

 

 
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