speech disorder

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Noun1.speech disorder - a disorder of oral speech
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
anarthria - partial or total loss of articulate speech resulting from lesions of the central nervous system
aphonia, voicelessness - a disorder of the vocal organs that results in the loss of voice
cataphasia - a speech disorder in which the same word is repeated several times in succession
dysarthria - impaired articulatory ability resulting from defects in the peripheral motor nerves or in the speech musculature
dyslogia - impaired ability to express ideas verbally; usually resulting from difficulties of reasoning (as in feeblemindedness or certain psychoses)
dysphonia - speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation
lallation - defective articulation of the `l' phoneme or the phoneme `r' is pronounced as `l'
lambdacism - speech defect involving excessive use or unusual pronunciation of the phoneme `l'
lisp - a speech defect that involves pronouncing `s' like voiceless `th' and `z' like voiced `th'
stammer, stutter - a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds
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us improve diagnosis Dr Naila with symptoms that can include speech disturbances, repetitive and/or compulsive behaviour, hyperactivity, anxiety, and difficulty adapting to new environments.
These include speech disturbances, repetitive and/or compulsive behaviour, hyperactivity, anxiety, and difficulty to adapt to new environments, some with or without cognitive impairment.
These include speech disturbances, repetitive or compulsive behaviour, hyperactivity, anxiety and difficulty in adapting to new environments.
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This book presents an introduction to cognitive and behavioral aspects in clinical practice of neurology, what is of great importance in differential diagnostics of speech disturbances in bilinguals.
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In the fifth chapter of his book, The Psychopathology of Everyday Life, dedicated to Slips of the tongue, Freud made reference to Meringer's theory, which he considered partially correct, as speech disturbances could be the result of a mechanism of articulation that made sounds and words within the same context (sentence) mutually influence their articulation.