Clinical linguistics is a the specific sphere of applied linguistics connected with diagnostics and rehabilitation of patients with different cognitive and specific speech disorders and with different linguistic aspects of neurology, such as pain, alexithymia, dizziness, anxiety and depression.
Clinical linguistics is one of the most important multidisciplinary areas that are in demand in the global community. The number of patients with speech disorders and cognitive decline in the population is increasing annually. Currently, there is a tendency to a rapid increase in the number of patients with speech disorders; more and more young patients are susceptible to diseases that provoke speech disorders of varying severity. According to the World Health Organization, 30% of patients are people of working age.