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Selective mutism

MedGen UID:
116023
Concept ID:
C0236818
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
Synonym: Elective mutism
SNOMED CT: Elective mutism (71959007); Selective mutism (71959007)
 
HPO: HP:5200001

Definition

Voluntary failure to use spoken language (at whatever level attained) in selective social contexts over a period of time. [from HPO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVSelective mutism

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Bandelow B, Allgulander C, Baldwin DS, Costa DLDC, Denys D, Dilbaz N, Domschke K, Eriksson E, Fineberg NA, Hättenschwiler J, Hollander E, Kaiya H, Karavaeva T, Kasper S, Katzman M, Kim YK, Inoue T, Lim L, Masdrakis V, Menchón JM, Miguel EC, Möller HJ, Nardi AE, Pallanti S, Perna G, Rujescu D, Starcevic V, Stein DJ, Tsai SJ, Van Ameringen M, Vasileva A, Wang Z, Zohar J
World J Biol Psychiatry 2023 Feb;24(2):79-117. Epub 2022 Jul 28 doi: 10.1080/15622975.2022.2086295. PMID: 35900161
Ströhle A, Gensichen J, Domschke K
Dtsch Arztebl Int 2018 Sep 14;155(37):611-620. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2018.0611. PMID: 30282583Free PMC Article
Connolly SD, Suarez L, Sylvester C
Curr Psychiatry Rep 2011 Apr;13(2):99-110. doi: 10.1007/s11920-010-0173-z. PMID: 21225481

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Poole KL, Cunningham CE, McHolm AE, Schmidt LA
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2021 Jul;30(7):1059-1069. Epub 2020 Jul 4 doi: 10.1007/s00787-020-01588-3. PMID: 32623696
Rozenek EB, Orlof W, Nowicka ZM, Wilczyńska K, Waszkiewicz N
Psychiatr Pol 2020 Apr 30;54(2):333-349. doi: 10.12740/PP/OnlineFirst/108503. PMID: 32772064
Ströhle A, Gensichen J, Domschke K
Dtsch Arztebl Int 2018 Sep 14;155(37):611-620. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2018.0611. PMID: 30282583Free PMC Article
Hua A, Major N
Curr Opin Pediatr 2016 Feb;28(1):114-20. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000300. PMID: 26709680
Keeton CP, Crosby Budinger M
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 2012 Jul;21(3):621-41. Epub 2012 Jun 16 doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2012.05.009. PMID: 22800998

Diagnosis

Park SC, Kim YK
Adv Exp Med Biol 2020;1191:187-196. doi: 10.1007/978-981-32-9705-0_12. PMID: 32002930
Ströhle A, Gensichen J, Domschke K
Dtsch Arztebl Int 2018 Sep 14;155(37):611-620. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2018.0611. PMID: 30282583Free PMC Article
Craske MG, Stein MB
Lancet 2016 Dec 17;388(10063):3048-3059. Epub 2016 Jun 24 doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30381-6. PMID: 27349358
Hua A, Major N
Curr Opin Pediatr 2016 Feb;28(1):114-20. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000300. PMID: 26709680
McLaughlin MR
Am Fam Physician 2011 May 15;83(10):1183-8. PMID: 21568252

Therapy

Bandelow B
Adv Exp Med Biol 2020;1191:347-365. doi: 10.1007/978-981-32-9705-0_19. PMID: 32002937
Ströhle A, Gensichen J, Domschke K
Dtsch Arztebl Int 2018 Sep 14;155(37):611-620. doi: 10.3238/arztebl.2018.0611. PMID: 30282583Free PMC Article
Craske MG, Stein MB
Lancet 2016 Dec 17;388(10063):3048-3059. Epub 2016 Jun 24 doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30381-6. PMID: 27349358
Hua A, Major N
Curr Opin Pediatr 2016 Feb;28(1):114-20. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000300. PMID: 26709680
Keeton CP, Crosby Budinger M
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 2012 Jul;21(3):621-41. Epub 2012 Jun 16 doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2012.05.009. PMID: 22800998

Prognosis

Koskela M, Ståhlberg T, Yunus WMAWM, Sourander A
BMC Psychiatry 2023 Oct 24;23(1):779. doi: 10.1186/s12888-023-05279-6. PMID: 37875905Free PMC Article
Rozenek EB, Orlof W, Nowicka ZM, Wilczyńska K, Waszkiewicz N
Psychiatr Pol 2020 Apr 30;54(2):333-349. doi: 10.12740/PP/OnlineFirst/108503. PMID: 32772064
Hua A, Major N
Curr Opin Pediatr 2016 Feb;28(1):114-20. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000300. PMID: 26709680
Keeton CP, Crosby Budinger M
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 2012 Jul;21(3):621-41. Epub 2012 Jun 16 doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2012.05.009. PMID: 22800998
McLaughlin MR
Am Fam Physician 2011 May 15;83(10):1183-8. PMID: 21568252

Clinical prediction guides

Koskela M, Jokiranta-Olkoniemi E, Luntamo T, Suominen A, Sourander A, Steinhausen HC
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2024 Jan;33(1):291-302. Epub 2022 Nov 23 doi: 10.1007/s00787-022-02114-3. PMID: 36422730Free PMC Article
Rodrigues Pereira C, Ensink JBM, Güldner MG, Lindauer RJL, De Jonge MV, Utens EMWJ
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2023 Oct;32(10):1821-1839. Epub 2021 Dec 1 doi: 10.1007/s00787-021-01907-2. PMID: 34853909Free PMC Article
Poole KL, Cunningham CE, McHolm AE, Schmidt LA
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2021 Jul;30(7):1059-1069. Epub 2020 Jul 4 doi: 10.1007/s00787-020-01588-3. PMID: 32623696
Oerbeck B, Overgaard KR, Bergman RL, Pripp AH, Kristensen H
Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry 2020 Oct;25(4):754-765. Epub 2020 Apr 13 doi: 10.1177/1359104520914695. PMID: 32281879Free PMC Article
Gensthaler A, Khalaf S, Ligges M, Kaess M, Freitag CM, Schwenck C
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2016 Oct;25(10):1113-20. Epub 2016 Mar 12 doi: 10.1007/s00787-016-0835-4. PMID: 26970743

Recent systematic reviews

Koskela M, Ståhlberg T, Yunus WMAWM, Sourander A
BMC Psychiatry 2023 Oct 24;23(1):779. doi: 10.1186/s12888-023-05279-6. PMID: 37875905Free PMC Article
Slobodin O
Transcult Psychiatry 2023 Apr;60(2):313-331. Epub 2023 Jan 10 doi: 10.1177/13634615221146435. PMID: 36628442
Michael JA, Wang M, Kaur M, Fitzgerald PB, Fitzgibbon BM, Hoy KE
J Affect Disord 2021 Aug 1;291:140-153. Epub 2021 May 24 doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2021.04.049. PMID: 34038831
Østergaard KR
Nord J Psychiatry 2018 May;72(4):240-250. Epub 2018 Feb 15 doi: 10.1080/08039488.2018.1439530. PMID: 29447060
Manassis K, Oerbeck B, Overgaard KR
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2016 Jun;25(6):571-8. Epub 2015 Nov 9 doi: 10.1007/s00787-015-0794-1. PMID: 26560144

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