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Communication Disorders

  1. Ray D. Kent

Published Online: 30 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470479216.corpsy0203

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology

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Kent, R. D. 2010. Communication Disorders. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1–2.

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  1. University of Wisconsin

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  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2010


Communication disorders limit or disrupt any of the processes of human communication, including language, voice, speech, and hearing. The major types of communication disorder are considered in this article; more detailed information is provided by Anderson and Shames (2006) and Owens, Metz, and Haas (2007).