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Do speech problems commonly lead to low self-esteem?

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Dr. John Chavez
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Self-esteem and spee: Speech problems can affect self-esteem especially in children who are likely to be teased by peers. As such, it is important to address this issue when a speech problem is detected. Stuttering is usually the most common problem affecting self-esteem.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology 45 years experience
Speech problems: If untreated speech problems can cause self consciousness and low self esteem, consult with a speech therapist who can help you improve your speech. Best.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Where does a low self esteem problem originate from?

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Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Answer: Home. Although complex, parenting likely contributes most.

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