In the revised edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (American Psychiatric Association, 1987), this disorder was named elective mutism. The change in nomenclature in the fourth edition of the volume has been attributed to the fact that the childa#39;s failure to speak is ... Moreover, selective mutism appears to be more prevalent in girls (Black aamp; Uhde, 1995; Leonard aamp; Topol, 1993; Porjes , 1992).
|Title||:||Pharmacopsychosocial Treatment of Selective Mutism|
|Author||:||Angela D. Eke|