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Elective mutism

Elective mutism: Introduction

Elective mutism: A rare psychiatric disorder where a child chooses not to speak in a social setting even though they are capable of speaking and often do so at home. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Elective mutism is available below.

Symptoms of Elective mutism

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Elective mutism: Related Patient Stories

Elective mutism: Deaths

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Causes of Elective mutism

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Disease Topics Related To Elective mutism

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Elective mutism: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Elective mutism

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Elective mutism: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Elective mutism

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Elective mutism: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Elective mutism

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Prognosis for Elective mutism

Prognosis for Elective mutism: usually only persists for weeks or months

Research about Elective mutism

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Elective mutism: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Elective mutism

  1. Elective mutism: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Prognosis

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