Case study: fluoxetine in the multimodal treatment of a preschool child with selective mutism.


Journal Article

Selective mutism is a rare disorder with poor treatment outcome. The current study describes the successful treatment of selective mutism in a preschool-age girl, using a comprehensive multifaceted therapeutic approach. The components of this intervention reflect a conceptualization of selective mutism that emphasizes anxiety as a core feature but also focuses on associated factors such as oppositional behaviors.

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Cited Authors

  • Wright, HH; Cuccaro, ML; Leonhardt, TV; Kendall, DF; Anderson, JH

Published Date

  • July 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 34 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 857 - 862

PubMed ID

  • 7649955

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7649955

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-5418

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0890-8567

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00004583-199507000-00008


  • eng