The Dysphonia Severity Index: An Objective Measure of Vocal Quality Based on a Multiparameter Approach
- The aging voice: How to differentiate disease from normal changes. Hall, David; Sinard, Robert J. // Geriatrics;Jul98, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p76
Discusses the importance of distinguishing voice change due to the normal aging process, and voice change due to disease. Characteristics of an aging voice; Pathophysiological changes of the aging larynx; Details on the human speech; Effects of a gradual decrease in pulmonary function in older...
- Aerodynamic and electroglottographic measures of normal voice production: Intrasubject... Higgins, Maureen B.; Netsell, Ronald // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb94, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p38
Presents an investigative study on the normal intrasubject performance variability of phonatory function measures within and across sessions. Syllable series and sentence production; Use of aerodynamic and electroglottographic signals; Clinical implications.
- Analysis of vocal disorders with methods from nonlinear dynamics. Herzel, Hanspeteer; Berry, David; al, et // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct94, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p1008
Analyzes vocal disorders using methods from nonlinear dynamics. Basic concepts of nonlinear dynamics; Analysis of the characteristics of the voice samples; Use of traditional voice analysis techniques and methods.
- Acoustic prediction of severity in commonly occurring voice problems. Wolfe, Virginia; Fitch, James // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr95, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p273
Investigates the relative effectiveness of three acoustic measures in predicting the dysphonic severity of a diverse clinical population singly and together. Shimmer with a bivariate correlation of 0.54 with dysphonic severity; Harmoni/noise ratio correlation with dysphonic severity; No...
- Pathologic voice type and the acoustic prediction of severity. Martin, David; Fitch, James // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Aug95, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p765
Studies the acoustic correlates of dysphonic severity in different pathological voice types. Evidence for the diversity in pathological voice types; Predominance of female voice patients in speech clinics; Effectiveness of harmonic-to-noise components (H/N ratio) as a correlate of dysphonic...
- Functional dysphonia. Wilson, Janet A.; Deary, Ian J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/21/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7012, p1039
Editorial. Discusses the diagnosis and treatment of dysphonia. Prevalence of the disease among women; Cognitive-behavioral approach to treatment; Progress in defining the disease.
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Winter90, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p62
Presents an abstract of a study entitled `Spasmodic Dysphonia, Whether and Where: Results of Seven Years of Research,' by Finitzo and Freeman published in the 1989 issue of the `Journal of Speech and Hearing Research' periodical concerning spasmodic dysphonia.
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Winter90, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p62
Presents an abstract of the study `Spasmodic Dysphonia, Whether and Where: Results of Seven Years of Research,' by T. Finitzo and F. Freeman, published in the `Journal of Speech and Hearing Research' in 1989.
- Comparative assessment of electroglottographic and acoustic measures of jitter in pathological... Viera, Maurilio N.; Mclnnes, Fergus R. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb1997, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p170
Assesses the level of agreement achieved in electroglottographic (ECG) and acoustic measures of jitter from vowels of dysphonic speakers routinely recorded in a hospital. Analysis of acoustic and ECG waveforms of sustained vowels produced by dysphonic patients; Effects of filtering on acoustic...
- Sources of error in estimation of laryngeal airway resistance in persons with spasmodic dysphonia. Finnegan, Eileen M.; Luschei, Erich S. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb96, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p105
Examines the application of the estimation of laryngeal airway resistance (LAR) to persons with spasmodic dysphonia (SD), a voice disorder sometimes associated with spasmodic airflow. Air flow and oral pressure; Inability of subjects to attain steady flow.