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... Teachers are at increased risk for development of voice disorders. Because there is no published ... study on Iranian teachers, the aim of this study is to compare the prevalence of voice disorders ...
... Neurological voice disorders are due to abnormalities of the brain and/or the nerves of the body ... in a variety of voice and/or speech problems. The symptoms of voice disorders are described, as well ... that impair control of the muscles of the voice box, throat, palate, jaw, tongue, or lips, resulting ...
Dysphonie und Dysodie
Musik und Kirche (2011) Vol. 81, No. 5, pp. 346-349
... The author discusses therapies for dysphonia, or disorders of the voice affecting the production of sound. ...
... Examines the prevalence of voice disorders among students studying to be teachers. Concludes that ... voice problems are frequent and that about 20% need voice therapy or medical care. ...
... The presence of voice disorders in a total of 2,445 African-American and European-American ... identification. Voice disorders characterized by hoarseness were identified in 95 children, or 3.9% of the ... preschool children is reported. Presence of a voice disorder characterized by hoarseness was identified by ...
... A discussion is presented examining the significance and prevalence of voice disorders among ... teachers, along with studies investigating prevention and treatment options. Improving awareness of voice ... disorders will increase identification of developing vocal dysfunction and encourage teachers to ...
... have voice disorders. A study that examines whether group voice therapy is effective for teacher ... students is presented. Accordingly, 20 teacher students with mild voice disorders received group voice ... therapy (in three small groups), whereas 20 students with similar voice disorders served as a ...
... the voice, the singing voice, and voice disorders is highlighted. ...
... Patients with autoimmune diseases may suffer from hoarseness and voice disorders because of ... voice disorders in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and ... Sjögren syndrome (SS). Patients were evaluated using the Voice Handicap Index (VHI) and a three items ...
... Vocal disorders can affect the career of any musician, but can be devastating for those who sing ... . For vocalists, the voice is an instrument, and when vocal problems occur, careers can get quickly ... sidelined. This article explains the mechanisms in vocal, or voice, production. Then, the various ...
... A survey that seeks to gauge the knowledge of preservice music teachers about vocal hygiene, vocal disorders, and care of the voice is presented. ...
... A discussion is presented on various autoimmune disorders which may adversely affect the larynx ... , vocal cords, and voice. Among the autoimmune diseases which can disturb vocal production are systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. ...
... Contends that outcome measurements of voice disorders is an important new area for both the ... voice disorders. Reports that the VHI showed a significant change following treatment for unilateral ... that the VHI is a useful instrument to monitor the treatment efficacy for voice disorders. Includes statistical results and references. ...
... Examines whether personality has causal, concomitant, or outcome status in common voice disorders ... by comparing a vocally normal control group and four groups with voice disorders using the ... controls, and the other voice-disordered groups at both a superfactor and lower-trait level of personality ...
Descriptive Epidemiology of Voice Disorders in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Quality of Life Burden
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 74-87

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune inflammatory disease which may adversely affect phonatory function. This study aimed to establish the prevalence, risks, and quality of life effects of voice disorders in RA. One hundred individuals with RA underwent a telephone ...

... voice disorders in RA. One hundred individuals with RA underwent a telephone interview to determine the ... frequency, severity, risks associated with, and quality of life burden of voice disorders. The ... severity. These chronic voice disorders produced significant adverse effects on both voice-related ...
... Extensive discussion of the connection between voice production and neurological system, particularly regarding neurological disorders. ...
... Several studies have shown the high prevalence of voice disorders among teachers, and that ... that the teachers in 2001 reported more frequent voice disorders. Reasons why teachers have a ... teachers report frequently occurring vocal symptoms. Two studies that monitor the prevalence of voice ...
... This epidemiological study compares the frequency and adverse effects of voice disorders in Brazilian teachers and nonteachers. Results are discussed. ...
Cutoff Point at Voice Handicap Index Used to Screen Voice Disorders Among Persian Speakers
Journal of Voice (2013) Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 130.e1-130.e5

Purpose: This study aimed to determine the cutoff point at Voice Handicap Index (VHI) as a diagnostic tool in the process of voice disorder assessment. It further surveyed a correlation between diagnosis made by speech specialist and a corresponding opinion ...

... specialists' diagnoses and that of clients' opinion about existence/nonexistence of voice disorders within ... of clients' opinion about existence/nonexistence of voice disorders within the individuals should ... Purpose: This study aimed to determine the cutoff point at Voice Handicap Index (VHI) as a ...
Voice-Related Disability of Iranian Patients With Temporomandibular Disorders
Journal of Voice (2014) Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 841.e17-841.e20

The relationship between handicaps because of voice disorders and temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) severity was examined. Fifty-two Persian women with temporomandibular disorder (TMD) were examined by two dentists in separate sessions and the assessment protocol of the Dentistry Clinic of Tehran ...

... The relationship between handicaps because of voice disorders and temporomandibular disorders (TMDs ... . To assess perceived disability resulting from voice disorders in TMD patients, the voice handicap ... included in the evaluation of TMD, and considering different effects of voice disorders on patients ...