Characteristics of developmental stuttering in Iran

Hamid Karimi, Reza Nilipour

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In this chapter, some aspects of developmental stuttering among monolingual and bilingual Persian-speaking populations living in Iran are reviewed. Prevalence, whether stuttering is associated with linguistic factors, and its symptoms in Persian language are discussed. Bilingualism prevails in some regions of Iran. Thus, data from both monolingual and bilingual populations with Persian as the national language are considered.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMultilingual Aspects of Fluency Disorders
EditorsPeter Howell, John Van Borsel
PublisherChannel View Publications
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781847693570
ISBN (Print)9781847693587
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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