ATAXIOPHEMIA By N., Sam M.S. - 6 a lack of coordination of the muscles used in speaking. It is essentially equivalent to, and sometimes known as, dysarthria. ATAXIOPHEMIA: "A person suffering ataxiophemia has problems coordinating the muscles used in speaking." Related Psychology Terms INHIBITION SPEECH DISORDERS A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide REGRESSION APRAXIA OF SPEECH CHILD PSYCHIATRY AER HUNGER Dissociative Identity Disorder DESCARTES, RENE (1596-1650) HEAD INJURY (CHRONIC TRAUMATIC DISORDERS) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ATAXIOPHEMIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ataxiophemia/ (accessed June 28, 2022).