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ALLMedicine™ Selective Mutism Center

Research & Reviews  66 results

Relationship of behavioral inhibition to separation anxiety in a sample (N = 377) of ad...
Comprehensive Psychiatry; Pini S, Abelli M et. al.

May 16th, 2022 - Behavioral Inhibition (BI) is an early temperamental trait characterized by shyness, withdrawal, avoidance, uneasiness, and fear of unfamiliar situations, people, objects, and events. The DSM-5 refers to behavioral inhibition as a temperamental fa...

The Integrated Behavior Therapy for Children with Selective Mutism: Findings from an op...
Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry; Shorer M, Ben-Haim Z et. al.

Apr 20th, 2022 - To test the hypothesis that the Integrated Behavior Therapy for Children with Selective Mutism (IBTSM), administered in a naturalistic setting, is (a) a feasible and acceptable treatment, (b) effective in reducing children's selective mutism (SM) ...

Feasibility trial of virtual reality exposure therapy for selective mutism.
Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry; Tan YR, Ooi YP et. al.

Dec 7th, 2021 - Virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) has been commonly utilised as an extension of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). However, most studies examined its effectiveness among adults, with no study focusing on children with selective mutism (SM)...

Diagnosing selective mutism: a critical review of measures for clinical practice and re...
European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Rodrigues Pereira C, Ensink JBM et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2021 - Selective mutism (SM) is an anxiety disorder (prevalence 1-2%), characterized by the consistent absence of speaking in specific situations (e.g., in school), while adequately speaking in other situations (e.g., at home). SM can have a debilitating...

Efficacy of psychological interventions for selective mutism in children: A meta-analys...
Child: Care, Health and Development; Steains SY, Malouff JM et. al.

Jul 16th, 2021 - Selective mutism is a rare childhood anxiety disorder characterized by a consistent failure to speak in certain social situations where speech is expected, despite fluent speech in other situations. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to investi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Factors Influencing Selective Mutism

Jan 18th, 2020 - The study's goal is to check and verify basic assumptions of a new selective mutism developmental model from Melfsen and Walitza through standardized and routinely used patient questionnaires. The primary emphasis is the question of a connection b...

Web-Based CBT Protocol for Treatment of Selective Mutism

May 20th, 2014 - The main aim of this study is to examine the effectiveness of a web-based CBT protocol (entitled Meeky Mouse) in the treatment of children with Selective Mutism in Singapore. The researchers hypothesized that the Meeky Mouse program would be assoc...

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Children With High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder and Anxiety

Aug 24th, 2010 - The purpose of the current study is to evaluate the effectiveness of an empirically-supported, individually-based cognitive-behavioral treatment for anxiety disorders in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Recent research suggests that 4...

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News  8 results

Add Kids' Pandemic Anxiety to List of Back-to-School Concerns, Experts Say

Aug 26th, 2021 - As students return to school, it's critical to know how to spot children who may be suffering from pandemic-related anxiety, experts advised. At a webinar Tuesday hosted by The REACH Institute, a New York-based non-profit that promotes evidence-ba...

Anxiety may be a part of healthy development, sometimes
Susan D. Swick, MD, Michael S. Jellinek, MD

Jan 21st, 2020 - Anxiety is probably the most common behavioral health complaint that presents in the pediatrician’s office. The prevalence of anxiety is going up every year, and we do not have a good understanding why.

Virginia Tech Missed 'Clear Warnings' of Shooter's Mental Instability

Aug 30th, 2007 - RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 30 -- The Virginia Tech massacre might have been prevented if university authorities had heeded "clear warnings of mental instability" from the shooter, found a state review panel report issued today. The summary of the repor...

Autism: A three-step practical approach to making the diagnosis

Jul 1st, 2002 - DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF PDD Mental retardation Reactive attachment disorder Language disorders Stereotypic movement disorder Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder Social phobia Obsessive-compulsive disorder Selective mutism Schizophrenia Pers.

Listen for the Sounds of Silence: Selective Mutism
Family Practice News; Betsy Bates

The quietest children are often the ones who make office hours run smoothly. They're in and out during well-child visits, letting Mom or Dad field the questions.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →