Refusal to Speak: Treatment of Selective Mutism in Children

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Selective mutism in children is characterized by persistent refusal to speak in one or more social situations (e.g., at school or among strangers), notwithstanding the demonstrated ability to use language at home. The range of treatment options has recently expanded to include promising behavioral, psychopharmacological, and multi-modal approaches in addition to psychodynamic and family systems therapy. Toward overcoming the traditional intractability of the disorder, the authors exhort clinicians - psychologists, ...

Refusal to Speak: Treatment of Selective Mutism in Children 1999, Jason Aronson, Inc.

ISBN-13: 9780765701251

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