Articles

Validation of the Brazilian Version of the Voice Disability Coping Questionnaire
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 247.e13-247.e21

Purpose: To perform the validation of the Brazilian version of the Voice Disability Coping Questionnaire (B-VDCQ) using procedures according to the Scientific Advisory Committee of Medical Outcomes Trust and psychometric analyses to determine the scales validity and reliability. In the ...

Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Validation, and Cutoff Point of the Italian Version of the Voice Activity and Participation Profile: Profilo di Attività e Partecipazione Vocale
Journal of Voice (2015) Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 130.e11-130.e19

The purpose of the study was to investigate the validity of the Profilo di Attività e Partecipazione Vocale (PAPV) and to identify the cutoff point of the total score that discriminates dysphonic from vocally healthy individuals. The PAPV was administered ...

Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Validation, and Cutoff Values of the Brazilian Version of the Voice Symptom Scale-VoiSS
Journal of Voice (2014) Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 458-468

The present study sought to determine the validity, reliability, and responsiveness of the Brazilian Portuguese Voice Symptom Scale (VoiSS) and also identify characteristics of efficacy and cutoff values that discriminate dysphonic from vocally healthy individuals. Thirty hundred subjects (160 with ...

Coping Strategies in Voice Disorders of a Brazilian Population
Journal of Voice (2012) Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 205-213

The purpose of this research is to explore coping strategies of individuals with and without vocal complaint and to examine relationships between the type of coping and vocal complaint; vocal symptoms; vocal self-assessment; perceptual analysis and states of depression, anxiety, ...

Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Validation of the Voice Handicap Index Into Brazilian Portuguese
Journal of Voice (2011) Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 354-359

The purpose of the present study was to culturally adapt and validate the Voice Handicap Index (VHI) to Brazilian Portuguese. Psychometric analyses were performed on the translated version as described by the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Medical Outcomes Trust. ...