Prevalence and description of selective mutism in a school-based sample.

TitlePrevalence and description of selective mutism in a school-based sample.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsBergman, LR, Piacentini J, McCracken JT
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Volume41
Issue8
Pagination938-46
Date Published2002 Aug
ISSN0890-8567
KeywordsChild, Child, Preschool, Cross-Sectional Studies, Female, Humans, Incidence, Internal-External Control, Male, Mutism, Personality Assessment, Phobic Disorders, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Sampling Studies, Students
Abstract

To examine the prevalence of selective mutism (SM) in a public school sample and compare the functioning and symptoms of children with SM to age- and gender-matched unaffected children.

DOI10.1002/jts.20444
Alternate JournalJ Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry