Form of speech

Speech disorders, such as stuttering, cluttering, and articulation defects, should be noted if they occur, since they may require specialist treatment. A number of psychiatric disorders also produce abnormalities in the form of speech, such as the low volume mumbling of some socially anxious or depressed individuals, the slowness of speech of psychomotor retardation, manic pressure of speech, and the prosodic abnormalities that may occur in some psychotic states or autism. Vocal tics may occur alone or in combination with motor tics.

Stammering Its Cause and Its Cure

Stammering Its Cause and Its Cure

This book discusses the futility of curing stammering by common means. It traces various attempts at curing stammering in the past and how wasteful these attempt were, until he discovered a simple program to cure it. The book presents the life of Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue and his struggles with the handicap. Bogue devotes a great deal of text to explain the handicap of stammering, its effects on the body and psychology of the sufferer, and its cure.

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