Language Deprivation Syndrome: A Possible Neurodevelopmental Disorder with Sociocultural Origins

Autor/a: HALL, Wyatte C.; LEVIN, Leonard L.; ANDERSON, Melissa L.
Año: 2017
Editorial: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52, 761-776
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Educación » Aspectos psicológicos y cognitivos


There is a need to better understand the epidemiological relationship between language development and psychiatric symptomatology. Language development can be particularly impacted by social factors, as seen in the developmental choices made for deaf children which can create language deprivation. A possible mental health syndrome may be present in deaf patients with severe language deprivation.