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Stutter Stammer Situations Emotional
Is it possible to only have a stutter or stammer in certain situations like when a child is really emotional?
Yes: Absolutely. And this is, in my opinion, the best kind of stammer/stutter to have. After all who, amongst us all, is fully comfortable in all situations? If a situation "causes" a condition, "training" can just as easily "cure" it. Practice makes perfect... ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If i speak normal when I am alone and stutter or stammer when i say the same words in front of people, is this a emotional problem? How may i cure it
There is help: If there is not an underlying physical cause and it is mostly emotional then there are things that can help. Homeopathic remedies can help (find a trained practitioner). Hypnosis and biofeedback can help as well. Also consult with a chinese medicine practitioner and see what they have to offer. ...Read more
You can read about : the pros & cons of electronic devices like SpeechEasy on http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/voice/pages/stutter.aspx. There are no long-term scientific studies yet to show consistent efficacy in "real world" situations. They are very expensive & require a great deal of conditioning. Commercially, they are not marketed as a cure. There are more testimonials than scientific proof at this time. ...Read more
Patience: No device will help with stuttering. A good resource is the stuttering foundation which you can find online. Most important thing is to not draw attention to to it in any way. Essentially, ignore that it is there and allow the child to finish speaking without interruption. Make sure there Is not something stressful in the child's life that might be leading to the stuttering. ...Read more
Mostly not: Stuttering is an inherited condition, but it can become worse when someone is under stress and time pressure. So, someone prone to stuttering is much more apt to do so when feeling the need to speak rapidly or worried about being teased or interrupted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and no.: Anxiety can produce stuttering - & stuttering certainly produces anxiety. But speech dysfluencies can &often do exist independently of underlying anxiety. To me, stuttering is one of the more difficult conditions to treat. And it can be heartbreaking. A comprehensive approach is essential. Too often, meds are not considered, but they should be, if only for the secondary anxiety involved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 16 is there a way to stop stammering, I can't even have a fight or get excited without stuttering ?
Can stuttering be caused by emotional trauma or head surgeries? No matter how many specialists I see I can't shake my severe stutter.
Stuttering biologic?: I'm not an expert in this area but a psychiatrist i knew treated himself successfully with a newer antipsychotic medication. This off label use has many risks & highly recommend other attempts with relaxation and antianxiety medications first. But a low dose of a second generation antipsychotic might be worth a try in severe stuttering. This may be a clue that stuttering is a movement disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I get emotional or stressed I have brief moments of speech stutter and mouth goes cross briefly. Happened a few times. Shud I worry ?
What happens in a speech therapy for stammerers?And can one speech therapist work on differnt handicaps like dumb and deaf peaple along with stutteres
Is depression a mental illness or an appropriate emotional response to a psychologically intolerable situation?
Wow...: Many in the field are uncomfortable with the way society (and the pharmaceutical industry) has come to define emotional suffering in medical terms, as "illness." it may be a completely understandable ; appropriate response. In some cases, it may make sense to think in terms of illness. It depends. Either way, most people with depressive symptoms can benefit from psychotherapy ; self-understanding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel that I escape from emotional situations by kidding I don't know the reason and how to stop that
Emotional: Situations can be hard to addresses. It is not is not uncommon to kid in order to avoid the wound underneath. You may need a spiritual director or therapist who can guide you through the steps to stop kidding and address the issue. If you want to discuss this further please consult with me. ...Read more