- Elective mutism
- Mutism, Elective
Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
Earlier Established Forms
Mutism, ElectiveMutism, Elective
- found: 97-40384: Refusal to speak : treatment of selective mutism in children, 1998 (selective mutism)
- found: LC database, Sept. 11, 1997 (Selective mutism)
- found: Selective Mutism Foundation, Inc., WWW site, 8 Nov. 2006: How SM got its name p. (It is our opinion that the word "elective" is suggestive of a preference; through our efforts the term was changed to "selective mutism" in the DSM IV (1994) to imply a less oppositional or willful component)
- found: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association WWW site, 8 Nov. 2006: Selective Mutism p. (selective mutism, formerly known as elective mutism; specific features of this disorder are described in the 2000 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR))
- found: MeSH browser, Nov. 21, 2006 (Mutism. Entry terms: Selective Mutism (among others). Scope note: The inability to generate oral-verbal expression, despite normal comprehension of speech. This may be associated with brain diseases or mental disorders. Organic mutism may be associated with damage to the frontal lobe, brain stem, thalamus, and cerebellum. Selective mutism is a psychological condition that usually affects children characterized by continuous refusal to speak in social situations by a child who is able and willing to speak to selected persons.)
- 1986-02-11: new
- 2007-01-11: revised
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