palilalia


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palilalia

(ˌpælɪˈleɪlɪə)
n
(Medicine) a speech disorder in which a word or phrase is rapidly repeated
[C20: from Greek palin again + lalein to babble]
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Noun1.palilalia - a pathological condition in which a word is rapidly and involuntarily repeated
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations
palilalie
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Nevertheless, although language deficits may vary in ASDs, there are also similarities in language limitations among individuals with ASDs, such as echolalia and palilalia (Greer & Ross, 2004).
Skinner (1957) also describes self-reinforcing self-echoic behaviors that are often called palilalia if they are excessive, apparently uncontrolled, or pathological in other ways.
Participant A and Participant B emitted palilalia and Participant C emitted vocal stereotypy (e.