Palilalia | definition of palilalia by Medical dictionary
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a condition in which a phrase or word is repeated with increasing rapidity.
Etymology: Gk, palin, again, lalein, to babble
an abnormal condition characterized by the increasingly rapid repetition of the same word or phrase, usually at the end of a sentence.
In speech, involuntary repetition of words or sentences.
See also: echolalia
[G. palin, again, + phrasis, speech]
palilalia The repetition of words or phrases with increasing rapidity. Palilalia is a feature of an organic brain disorder.
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Resumen de los tipos de tics Tic Tic No tic vocal motor Coprofeno-meno Coprolalia X Copropaxia X Coprografia X Coprolaliopraxia X Coprolalia mental X Ecofenomeno Ecolalia X Ecopraxia X Ecolaliopraxia X Otros Palilalia
X Palilaliopraxia X Risa inapropiada X Fuente: elaboracion propia.
by presenting tact corrections to young children with autism, The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 21, 145-154.
Effects of auditory stimulation on echolalia and palilalia