Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Flat Vowel Spectra With a View to Characterizing Dysphonic Voices
- The Acoustic Assessment of Voice in Continuous Speech. Lowell, Soren Y. // Perspectives on Voice & Voice Disorders;Jul2012, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p57
Acoustic measures are an essential component in the assessment of voice disorders, but the value of these measures is dependent on their relationship to perceptual voice quality and the degree to which these measures reflect the typical speaking patterns of the individual being assessed....
- 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.
- Acoustic Variations in Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia as a Function of Speech Task. Sapienza, Christine M.; Walton, Suzanne; Murry, Thomas // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb1999, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p127
Identifies, through acoustic analysis, abnormal phonatory events associated with Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia (ADSD). Methods; Results; Discussion.
- 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...
- 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.