Psychogenic Stuttering of Adult Onset The characteristic features of psychogenic stuttering of adult onset are reviewed and four cases of this disorder are presented. Psychogenic stuttering of adult onset is best classified as a conversion reaction, and tentative criteria for this diagnosis are proposed. ... Research Article
Research Article  |   April 01, 1992
Psychogenic Stuttering of Adult Onset
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Greg Mahr
    Hutzel Hospital Detroit, MI
  • William Leith
    Hutzel Hospital Detroit, MI
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Fluency Disorders / Special Populations / Psychogenic Disorders / Speech / Research Articles
Research Article   |   April 01, 1992
Psychogenic Stuttering of Adult Onset
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, April 1992, Vol. 35, 283-286. doi:10.1044/jshr.3502.283
History: Received March 30, 1990 , Accepted August 13, 1991
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, April 1992, Vol. 35, 283-286. doi:10.1044/jshr.3502.283
History: Received March 30, 1990; Accepted August 13, 1991

The characteristic features of psychogenic stuttering of adult onset are reviewed and four cases of this disorder are presented. Psychogenic stuttering of adult onset is best classified as a conversion reaction, and tentative criteria for this diagnosis are proposed.

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