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124 Possible Causes for Speech Hesitancy

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Speech fluency was disrupted by abnormal pauses and speech hesitations, brief blocks, rapid repetitions, and occasional prolongations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] right words to say (aphasia) Trouble reading (alexia) or writing (agraphia) Trouble knowing how to do certain very common actions, like brushing one's teeth (apraxia) Slow, hesitant[hopkinsmedicine.org] speech and decreased vocabulary Trouble forming sentences that make sense Problems identifying objects and their function Problems with reading, writing, and ability to work[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Impaired speaking, reading and writing, for example: difficulty thinking of common words while speaking, hesitations speech, spelling, and writing errors 5.[medicalnewstoday.com] Impaired language functions (speaking, reading, writing)—symptoms include: difficulty thinking of common words while speaking, hesitations; speech, spelling, and writing errors[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Personality Disorder

    The extreme tension created by this monitoring may account for the hesitant speech and taciturnity of many people with avoidant personality disorder.[psychology.wikia.com]

  • Frontotemporal Dementia

    Common language features are loss of comprehension and object knowledge (semantic dementia), and nonfluent and hesitant speech (progressive nonfluent aphasia).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Many individuals with FTLD (without or with AD) reported language-related symptoms (dysfluency, agrammatism, and speech hesitancy or effortful speech), which were rare in[dx.doi.org] The aphasic variant is further divided into 2 subtypes: the nonfluent form (primary progressive aphasia), with hesitant diminished speech output that eventually culminates[dx.doi.org]

  • Severe Depressive Episode

    […] and confused speech Prolonged and marked difficulty in carrying out the activities of day-to-day living Hallucinations and delusions; however, some people experiencing grief[verywell.com] Unusual agitation or restlessness OR being sluggish and hesitant and/or confused in speech nearly every day ( psychomotor agitation or psychomotor retardation ).[verywellmind.com] In this state, a person appears sluggish and seems hesitant or confused in speech and intention.[psychnet-uk.com]

  • Pick Disease of The Brain

    Symptoms of Pick’s disease include: Speech Problems * Hesitant speech * Difficulty articulating * Stuttering * Ungrammatical speech * Difficulty recalling words or names Behavior[alzheimers.net] With progressive non-fluent aphasia, they might develop slow, hesitant speech or start to mispronounce things, make grammar errors and struggle to understand complex sentences[metro.co.uk] Progressive agrammatic (nonfluent) aphasia is another type of primary progressive aphasia characterized by nonfluent and hesitant speech.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Cellulitis of the Foot

    On neurological exam, the patient was awake and alert with some speech hesitancy and some occasional difficulty following commands. Pupils were reactive.[ispub.com]

  • Sacral Radiculopathy

    Frequent hesitation in initiating movements or arrests in ongoing movement. 4 Can barely perform the task. ‎ Seite 298 - Examinations: 18.[books.google.de] Speech: 0 — Normal. 1 — Slight loss of expression, diction, and/or volume. 2 — Monotone, slurred but understandable; moderately impaired. 3 — Marked impairment, difficult[books.google.de]

  • Primary Progressive Aphasia

    speech Difficulty finding the right word to say Pronouncing words incorrectly ‘Telegraphic’ speech Producing the wrong grammar Saying the opposite word to the one they mean[ftdtalk.org] Primary Progressive Aphasia Brain Slowed or halting speech Decreased use of language Word-finding hesitations Sentences with abnormal word order in speech or e-mails Substitution[nm.org] The initial symptoms of PPA can include: Difficulty with word finding ( anomia ) Challenges using proper grammar ( syntax ) Slow or halted speech, or hesitation while speaking[tactustherapy.com]

  • Receptive Aphasia

    The problems gradually get worse, and can include: speech becoming hesitant and difficult, and making mistakes with the sounds of words or grammar speech becoming slow with[nhs.uk]

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