Selective Mutism: A Review of Etiology, Comorbidities, and Treatment

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Description

Selective mutism is a rare and multidimensional childhood disorder that typically affects children entering school age. It is characterized by the persistent failure to speak in select social settings despite possessing the ability to speak and speak comfortably in more familiar settings.

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses

This CE program is designated as beginning to intermediate.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Abstract
  • Case Example
  • Introduction and Background
  • Clinical Assessment of Selective Mutism
  • Comorbid Disorders
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Etiology of Selective Mutism
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Athealth.com Editor’s Note
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

Priscilla Wong, MD, is a pediatrician in the Department of Pediatrics, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Wong specializes in the health of children from birth to young adulthood.

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Jun 13, 2018.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this program, participants should be able to

  • List the DSM criteria for selective mutism.
  • Identify comorbid disorders associated with selective mutism.
  • Describe evidence-based approaches to treatment.

 

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