GLOBAL APHASIA By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the term that describes the complete loss of expressive and receptive language skills. Also called total aphasia. See sensorimotor aphasia. GLOBAL APHASIA: "Global aphasia is a loss of language skills." Related Psychology Terms BROCA'S APHASIA EXPRESSIVE APHASIA APHASIA SENSORIMOTOR APHASIA MULTILINGUAL APHASIA EXAMINATION (MAE) FLUENT APHASIA RECEPTIVE APHASIA NONFLUENT APHASIA MELODIC INTONATION THERAPY (MIT) WERNICKE'S APHASIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLOBAL APHASIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/global-aphasia/ (accessed August 5, 2021).