30. Language Disorders

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch30

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Language Disorders, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch30

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • SLI, increased rates of child psychiatric problems;
  • language impairments, frustrating and isolating;
  • SLI, to language impairment in the context of otherwise normal development;
  • child, not diagnosed as having SLI, if having ID/Landau-Kleffner syndrome;
  • environmental risk factors for SLI, being complex to identify;
  • prognosis for language, on language disorder type/cognitive impairment;
  • language disorders, phonologic-syntactic, in form not content;
  • pragmatic language impairment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Causation

  • Varieties of language disorders

  • Differential diagnosis and assessment

  • Interventions for language disorders

  • Prognosis for language development

  • Associated scholastic difficulties

  • Associated psychiatric and personality problems

  • Subject review

  • Further reading