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Does Stuttering Have A Psychological Cause?

Question Are you suggesting psychological/emotional trauma is a bona fide etiology of fluency disorder? I was trained otherwise. Could you please share your scientific research supporting this? Thank you. My response Traumatic experiences? On this website, in…

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The Causes of Stuttering

The causes of stuttering are unknown but neurological development, parental reaction, trauma and a predisposition to stuttering have all been suggested.

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Stuttering is an excess of repetitions, prolongations and hesitations in speech. These can severely disrupt its smooth, fluent flow. Whilst everyone makes involuntary repetitions, prolongations and hesitations in their speech, blocking appears to be a defining characteristic of stuttering.

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