Acoustic Variations in Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia as a Function of Speech Task
- Self-Assessment of Dysphonia. Gardner, Kristen // ASHA Leader;06/12/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p16
Describes a tool developed for the assessment of the impact of dysphonia on the quality of life. Contents of the evaluation tool; Findings of a clinical trial on the evaluation tool.
- A Voice On Pause ... ALEXANDER, CHARLES // Between the Lines (10807551);3/28/2013, Issue 2113, p9
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of losing his voice.
- Personality Traits and Psychological Factors in Voice Pathology: A Foundation for Future Research. Roy, Nelson; Bless, Diane M. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2000, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p737
It has been argued that personality, emotions, and psychological problems contribute to or are primary causes of voice disorders and that voice disorders in turn create psychological problems and personality effects. This article (a) briefly reviews the literature surrounding the role of...
- hypophonia. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1137
A definition of the term "hypophonia," which refers to an abnormal weak voice due to incoordination of speech muscles, is presented.
- Personality and Voice Disorders: A Superfactor Trait Analysis. Roy, Nelson; Bless, Diane M.; Heisey, Dennis // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2000, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p749
To determine whether personality factors play causal, concomitant, or consequential roles in common voice disorders, a vocally normal control group and four groups with voice disorders--functional dysphonia (FD), vocal nodules (VN), spasmodic dysphonia (SD), and unilateral vocal fold paralysis...
- The Effect of Information on Listeners' Attitudes Toward Speakers With Voice or Resonance Disorders. Lallh, Amarpreet K.; Rochet, Anne Putnam // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2000, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p782
This study investigated university students' attitudes toward women with voice or resonance disorders and whether providing listeners with information about those disorders affected their attitudes towards the women. Eighty students listened to speech samples of 9 women: 3 with normal...
- Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Flat Vowel Spectra With a View to Characterizing Dysphonic Voices. Schoentgen, Jean; Bensaid, Mounir; Bucella, Fabrizio // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2000, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p1493
Focuses on a study which showed how dysphonic voices can be characterized by means of a multivariate statistics of flat vowel spectra. Corpus of utterances; Referential classification; Tilt correction; Results.
- Acoustic Discrimination of Pathological Voice: Sustained Vowels Versus Continuous Speech. Parsa, Vijay; Jamieson, Donald G. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2001, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p327
Investigates the ability of acoustic measures to discriminate between normal and pathological talkers. Acoustic analysis of sustained vowel data; Acoustic analysis of continuous speech data; Results of receiver operating characteristics analysis of individual measures.
- Interaction of Speech Coders and Atypical Speech I: Effects on Speech Intelligibility. Jamieson, Donald G.; Parsa, Vijay; Price, Moneca C.; Till, James // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2002, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p482
We investigated how standard speech coders, currently used in modern communication systems, affect the intelligibility of the speech of persons who have common speech and voice disorders. Three standardized speech coders (viz., GSM 6.10 [RPE-LTP], FS1016 [CELP], FS1015 [LPC]) and two speech...