coprolalia


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coprolalia

[‚käp·rə′lāl·yə]
(medicine)
Uncontrollable barking or grunting of profane language that is commonly associated with Tourette's syndrome.
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Se obtuvieron 190 documentos que relacionaban la palabra "Tourette" con 13 terminos: linguistics, communication disorders, speech, language, stuttering, cluttering, dysfluency, coprolalia, echolalia, palilalia, coprographia, coprophenomena, phonic tics.
La coprolalia usualmente comienza en la adolescencia temprana y ocurre en 8 a 30% de los casos, mostrandose como unos de los aspectos que generan mas angustia en los pacientes y familiares (Tabla 2).
Both coprolalia and copropraxia are uncommon, occurring in less than 15 per cent of sufferers, and neither is necessary for the diagnosis of Tourette Syndrome.
One of the most embarrassing for sufferers is uttering words or phrases out of context, coprolalia (saying socially unacceptable words: for instance swearing), and echolalia (repeating a sound, word, or phrase just heard).
Winking at the wrong time could obviously become awkward but would be far easier to deal with than coprolalia (blurting out obscene words).
17] Por lo que no nos debe sorprender en lo absoluto la constante alusion a la coprolalia y a la abyeccion de los cuerpos en Tejas Verdes.
4) Se trataba de una mujer de la nobleza quien presentaba desde los siete anos de edad tics motores permanentes, coprolalia y gritos extranos.
Around 15 per cent of sufferers develop coprolalia, the involuntary outbursts of expletives, sexual obscenities and racial slurs.
The Simpleton's lines also ring a series of changes on cagar, merda, mijar and their derivatives; as Stephen Reckert remarks, 'Joane e um caso de coprolalia cronica'.
Contrary to years of sensationalized media accounts, coprolalia, or the involuntary uttering of obscenities, or inappropriate langnage, is one of the rarest symptoms of TS and is present in fewer than 15 percent of all people with the disorder.
The involuntary interjection of obscenities into daily conversation, or coprolalia, is the most famous TS symptom, but affects only a minority of persons with TS (Singer, 1997).
Some of those conditions are (a) a lack of inhibition control, (b) speech problems (palalalia, coprolalia, echolalia and stuttering), (c) copropraxia (use of obscene gestures), (d) echopraxia (imitating the behaviors of others), (e) poor handwriting (Davidovicz, 1994; Meyers, 1998), and (f) limitations associated with any comorbid conditions the person may have.