ALALIA By N., Sam M.S. - 16 fractional or full incapacity to talk. Even though principally ancient today, the label is sometimes preferred as an equivalent word for mutism. ALALIA: "All the patients suffering from alalia were grouped together for social activities and sign-language seminars." Related Psychology Terms LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) PMDD: Can It Be Cured? EARLY INFANTILE AUTISM ACHIEVEMENT TESTS Dissociative Identity Disorder REHABILITATION (Psychiatric) SCHIZOPHRENIC REACTIONS (THERAPY) FAMILY CARE ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) READINESS TESTS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ALALIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/alalia/ (accessed February 6, 2023).