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treatment [2011/04/28 16:29]
rdempsey [Positive Results of Therapy]
treatment [2011/05/07 09:06]
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 =====Is there a Cure?===== =====Is there a Cure?=====
  
-Stuttering ​is is a disorder characterized by inappropriate,​ dysfluent speech behaviors. Behaviors can be modified, shaped, and controlled but not cured, therefore this disorder cannot be completely cured. However, successful treatment is possible. Some adults attain such a high degree of success that they consider themselves to be "​recovered." ​However, at least 50% of recovered individuals report that periods of stuttering still occur.+Stuttering is a disorder characterized by inappropriate,​ dysfluent speech behaviors. Behaviors can be modified, shaped, and controlled but not cured, therefore this disorder cannot be completely cured. However, successful treatment is possible. Some adults attain such a high degree of success that they consider themselves to be "​recovered." ​Unfortunately, at least 50% of recovered individuals report that periods of stuttering still occur.
  
 **__Inappropriate Attempts at Self-Treatment__** **__Inappropriate Attempts at Self-Treatment__**
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   * more positive attitudes toward speech and listeners   * more positive attitudes toward speech and listeners
   * new occupational opportunities   * new occupational opportunities
-  * improved social lifereduction of fear and pain during social interaction+  * improved social life 
 +  * reduction of fear and pain during social interaction
  
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