Mood and Substance Use Disorders Among Adults Seeking Speech Treatment for Stuttering

Conclusions: Although adults who stutter in the present study were characterized by significantly higher rates of mood disorders than matched controls, they do not appear to self-medicate with substances such as alcohol. Results are discussed in terms of treatment implications and possible reasons why adults who stutter may avoid alcohol.

from the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research

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