Stuttering: An Integrated Approach to Its Nature and Treatment

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006 - Medical - 503 pages
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This new Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the etiology and development of stuttering and details appropriate approaches to accurate assessment and treatment. A new chapter on related fluency disorders discusses evaluation and treatment of stuttering associated with neurological disease or trauma, psychological disturbance, or mental retardation, and explains how developmental stuttering can be differentiated from these conditions. This edition also features a new chapter on preliminaries to assessment as well as new information on differential diagnosis of stuttering versus other fluency disorders. Appendices include forms for diagnosis and evaluation.

  

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Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Nature of Stuttering
1
Introduction to Stuttering
3
Constitutional Factors in Stuttering
31
Developmental Environmental and Learning Factors
71
Theories About Stuttering
105
Normal Disfluency and the Development of Stuttering
137
Preliminaries to Treatment
277
Treatment of Borderline Stuttering
293
Treatment of Beginning Stuttering
321
Treatment of Intermediate Stuttering
349
Treatment of Advanced Stuttering
391
Related Disorders of Fluency
435
References
455
Names Index
477

Assessment and Treatment of Stuttering
171
Preliminaries to Assessment
173
Assessment and Diagnosis
217

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