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By Robert W. Rieber, Harold J. Vetter

In this article, the authors assessment the final twenty-five years of development in learn and thought on language and conversation within the psychopathological context. in addition they determine promising avenues for destiny examine. this article is going to gain scholars taking classes in psycholinguistics.

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