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What is the cause of selective mutism?



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Asked by Faggot, Last updated: Jan 16, 2020

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J. Harty

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J. Harty, Writer, M.A, Chula Vista

Answered Mar 05, 2019

Selective mutism is a type of condition wherein a child is unable to speak when exposed to a lot of people. Some find it hard to communicate with other people as long as they are in a social setting. Some experience this because of anxiety that they are unable to speak their minds. They fear that they will be judged, laughed at, or will be the subject of ridicule among their peers. Those who have this condition will be able to speak well with other people especially those that they ar...Read More
 

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F.Brian

Answered Jan 19, 2018

Selective mutism is a disorder that affects the social skills of a person. It is usually caused by the anxiety the person feels during certain situations. Usually a person who experiences selective mutism may already be shy or suffer from other social disorders. During their suffering from this condition, the person would not be able to speak or communicate due to the situation unlike other situations where the person may speak fully. For the most part, there is no known cause that ca...Read More
 

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