What is it about?
The paper is written from the point of view of epidemiology with a broad search of the literature to discuss the factors that result in persistent developmental stuttering. We revisit complications related to intermittent breakdown in oxygen which may be disruptive to neural mechanisms that support speech and speech fluency.
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Why is it important?
Addresses the need for an explanation of the cause of persistent stuttering, with a focus on perinatal trauma.
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This page is a summary of: Toward a Theory of Stuttering, European Neurology, January 2016, Karger Publishers, DOI: 10.1159/000452215.
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