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The Voice and Its Disorders

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The work has undergone a major rewriting by the two authors. New material has been added to cover the latest developments in the field, including the perceptual and instrumental assessment of dysphonia. Remediation procedures for voice disorders are discussed extensively, and the case studies have been expanded. Packed with information, this text is a key work on the subject for practitioners and students.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781870332255
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/30/1989
  • Pages: 428

Table of Contents

Part 1 Normal voice: communicative functions of the voice - an introduction
anatomy and physiology of respiration
the larynx and the organs of articulation and resonance - anatomy and physiology
normal voice production
voice mutation - infancy to senescence. Part 2 Voice disorders: dysphonia - classification and perceptual assessment
dysphonia - objective assessment and biofeedback
hyperkinetic dysphonia - vocal misuse and abuse
hyperkinetic dysphonia - remediation
psychogenic voice disorders
psychogenic and endocrine disorders of pitch
disorders of nasal resonance
laryngeal structual anomalies
infection and trauma
neurological dysphonias
therapy for neurological dysphonias
laryngeal palsy
laryngeal carcinoma - treatment and management
total laryngectomy - acquisition of pseudo-voice. Appendices: manufacturers' addresses
vocal profile analysis protocal
address of societies and communication.
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