Aphasia occurs when a person loses the ability to communicate in words. Anomia is a problem naming objects. When you have aphasia-associated anomia, it is difficult to name people and things. Aphasia-associated anomia can be treated.

Stroke—Most Common Cause of Aphasia
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Anomia is caused by injury to the language areas of the brain. Examples of injury to the brain are: