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Descriptor in English: Communication Disorders
Descriptor in Spanish: Trastornos de la Comunicación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Transtornos da Comunicação
Descriptor in French: Troubles de la communication
Entry term(s): Acquired Communication Disorder
Acquired Communication Disorders
Childhood Communication Disorder
Childhood Communication Disorders
Communication Disabilities
Communication Disability
Communication Disorder
Communication Disorder, Acquired
Communication Disorder, Childhood
Communication Disorder, Developmental
Communication Disorder, Neurogenic
Communication Disorders, Acquired
Communication Disorders, Childhood
Communication Disorders, Developmental
Communication Disorders, Neurogenic
Communicative Disorder
Communicative Disorders
Communicative Dysfunction
Communicative Dysfunctions
Developmental Communication Disorder
Developmental Communication Disorders
Disabilities, Communication
Disability, Communication
Dysfunction, Communicative
Dysfunctions, Communicative
Neurogenic Communication Disorder
Neurogenic Communication Disorders
Tree number(s): C10.597.606.150
C23.888.592.604.150
F03.625.374
Scope note: Disorders of verbal and nonverbal communication caused by receptive or expressive LANGUAGE DISORDERS, cognitive dysfunction (e.g., MENTAL RETARDATION), psychiatric conditions, and HEARING DISORDERS.
Annotation: general or unspecified: prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
History Note: 1998(1985)
DeCS UI: 3178
Descriptor UI: D003147
Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/04/11
Revision Date: 2015/07/06
Communication Disorders - Preferred
Concept UI M0004881
Scope note Disorders of verbal and nonverbal communication caused by receptive or expressive LANGUAGE DISORDERS, cognitive dysfunction (e.g., MENTAL RETARDATION), psychiatric conditions, and HEARING DISORDERS.
Preferred term Communication Disorders
Entry term(s) Communication Disorder
Communicative Disorder
Communicative Disorders
Communication Disorders, Developmental - Narrower
Concept UI M0337597
Preferred term Communication Disorders, Developmental
Entry term(s) Communication Disorder, Developmental
Developmental Communication Disorder
Developmental Communication Disorders
Childhood Communication Disorders - Narrower
Concept UI M0337595
Preferred term Childhood Communication Disorders
Entry term(s) Childhood Communication Disorder
Communication Disorder, Childhood
Communication Disorders, Childhood
Communicative Dysfunction - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0337599
Preferred term Communicative Dysfunction
Entry term(s) Communicative Dysfunctions
Dysfunction, Communicative
Dysfunctions, Communicative
Neurogenic Communication Disorders - Narrower
Concept UI M0337598
Preferred term Neurogenic Communication Disorders
Entry term(s) Communication Disorder, Neurogenic
Communication Disorders, Neurogenic
Neurogenic Communication Disorder
Communication Disabilities - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0337596
Preferred term Communication Disabilities
Entry term(s) Communication Disability
Disabilities, Communication
Disability, Communication
Acquired Communication Disorders - Narrower
Concept UI M0337594
Preferred term Acquired Communication Disorders
Entry term(s) Acquired Communication Disorder
Communication Disorder, Acquired
Communication Disorders, Acquired



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