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Selective Mutism and Behavioral Inhibition

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Selective Mutism and Behavioral Inhibition

By: Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum
President and Director Selective Mutism Anxiety Research and Treatment Center (SMart-Center)
Founder and Director Emeritus Selective Mutism Group Childhood Anxiety Network (SMG~ CAN)
Director Selective Mutism Research Institute (SMRI)
Clinical Assistant Professor Family Medicine and Psychology PCOM

"For the past few years, I have been intrigued as to the specific behavioral characteristics that Selectively Mute children seem to portray."

"Having analyzed hundreds upon hundreds of detailed questionnaires that I have designed for parents of SM children to fill out, I have found consistent behavioral and personality characteristics that MOST Selectively Mute children tend to manifest."

Read the entire Article By Dr. Blum HERE

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We thank Selective Mutism Anxiety Research & Treatment Center for allowing PediaStaff to link to their article. The SMart Center is a comprehensive treatment and research Center focused exclusively on the anxiety disorder, Selective Mutism in young children and teenagers. The center is directed by Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum. Visit their website at Selective Mutism Anxiety Research & Treatment Center

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