Testosterone levels of children with a diagnosis of developmental stuttering

In this study, the authors investigated the relationship between developmental stuttering and serum testosterone levels in this study, and reported that the findings of this study show that testosterone may have an effect on the severity of developmental stuttering and on the clinical differences between sexes.

Selcuk, Engin Burak, Erbay, Lale Gonenir, Ozcan, Ozlem Ozel, Kartalci, Sukru, and Batcioglu, Kadir. (2015). Testosterone levels of children with a diagnosis of developmental stuttering. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, 11, 793-798.

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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