Stuttering in Lima, Peru: a qualitative case study of current concepts, theories, and treatment facilities.

@article{Gorin1980StutteringIL,
  title={Stuttering in Lima, Peru: a qualitative case study of current concepts, theories, and treatment facilities.},
  author={L C Gorin},
  journal={Journal of communication disorders},
  year={1980},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={263-76}
}
  • L C Gorin
  • Published 1980 in Journal of communication disorders
The purpose of this study was to investigate within an ethnographic framework, certain cultural variables which may be factors in the etiology and presentation of stuttering as well as in the care provided for those who stutter. An assessment was made of the cultural influences upon the following variables of the transcultural investigation of stuttering: 1) epidemiological characteristics of stuttering; 2) attitudes of the stutterer and the stutterer's family, friends, therapists towards the… CONTINUE READING