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Peter Louw
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My current view of stuttering - and its treatment
This diagram shows my current tentative thinking about stuttering ... the icon for the "mindbody" (psycho-physical) component is larger because it seems to play a more prominent part than the other "day-to-day" non-mindbody stresses that also impact on flue...

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Opinion poll result: "How do you manage your stuttering?"
This poll ended in April 2017:

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Results of thiamine opinion polls
These polls ended in April 2017:

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Results of previous opinion polls
Herewith the screenshots of previous polls and their results:  

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Are you a 'Highly Sensitive Person' (HSP)?
I have always wondered whether a particular personality type is more susceptible to becoming a person who stutters. Recently I came across the term "Highly Sensitive Person" (HSP). Apparently about 1/5 of the world population are HSPs. They may process sens...

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Stuttering and the highly sensitive child (HSC)
Is hypersensitivity a factor in the onset of stuttering? More than 80% of people who stutter are HSPs (Highly Sensitive People), yet this fact is seldom discussed in stuttering groups - probably because it's not politically correct to talk about psychologic...

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Stuttering as a mindbody disorder
Stuttering as
a mindbody disorder – basic information By Peter Louw (This is the basic info document from my "Stuttering as a mindbody disorder" Facebook group, which can be joined  HERE.   ) What is a mindbody disorder? Modern
views of mindbody disorders a...

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Is stuttering a manifestation of TMS?
Is stuttering a “stand-alone” speech defect, or part of a
broader mindbody disorder known as TMS (tension myositis syndrome)? TMS, which was first put on the map by Dr John Sarno, MD, is not
an officially recognised medical ailment even though some prominen...

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