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communication

 [kŏ-mu″nĭ-ka´shun]
the sending of information from one place or individual to another.
communication disorders mental disorders characterized by difficulties in speech or language severe enough to be a problem academically, occupationally, or socially; one such is stuttering.
impaired verbal communication a nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as decreased, delayed, or absent ability of an individual to receive, process, transmit, or use a system of symbols.
nonverbal communication the transmission of a message without the use of words.
communication (omaha) in the omaha system, the exchange of verbal or nonverbal information.

communication disorders

a DSM-IV classification defined as mental disorders involving difficulties in speech or language, severe enough to be a problem academically, occupationally, or socially. Kinds of disorders include are expressive language disorder, mixed receptive-expressive language disorder, phonological disorder, and stuttering.
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