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OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to assess the affective temperament in women with functional aphonia. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional. METHODS Forty-one women with functional aphonia underwent an examination of affective temperament by means of the Temperament Evaluation of Memphis, Pisa and San Diego Autoquestionnaire. RESULTS Compared with(More)
The aim of this work was to present own modification of Jacobson's The Voice Handicap Index, the self-estimation scale of the voice as a one part of the complex voice evaluation. The VHI contains three groups of questions of physical, emotional and functional subscales, which specify complaints during phonation scored in 4 points (0-4). The presented our(More)
The aim of this research is to develop and introduce into phoniatric diagnostic procedures the complex methodology of vocal function assessment, on the basis of comparison of subjective and objective voice estimation. The set of complex voice evaluation ought to include perceptual examination of the voice quality with quantitative GRBAS scale as a(More)
INTRODUCTION In daily phoniatric practice, apart from laryngoscopy, another simple and useful method of examining the voice organ is perceptual voice assessment based on the GRBAS scale. An extension to this examination can be the Voice Handicap Index test (VHI). MATERIALS AND METHODS 79 female teachers taking part in a 7-week-long rehabilitation course(More)
BACKGROUND Treatment of laryngeal cancers, may include surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, or a combination. Total laryngectomy (TL) has been the standard surgical treatment. Partial laryngectomy procedures were performed, their advantage over TL is preservation of laryngeal functions. METHODS The investigation was carried out on a group of 20 patients(More)
The aim of this paper was presentation of voice estimation in smokers, who did not complain of voice disorders. The examination was performed in 20 patients with history of chronic tobacco using (at least 20 years). The videolaryngostroboscopy and acoustic voice analysis were performed. The specific changes as in organic dysphonia were found in larynx in(More)
Disorders of voice breaking in adolescent boys (mutational dysphonia) could be a result of local, hormonal, neuropsychiatric or sensual factors. The aim of this paper was the voice assessment of three subjects with incomplete mutation with particular additional factors, disturbing hearing, voice and speech: like hearing loss, hyperfunctional childhood(More)
OBJECTIVES It has been suggested that dyslexia is linked to a core cognitive deficit in phonological awareness tasks and/or in the processing of auditory stimuli. Auditory evoked potentials are a valid, objective measure of the accuracy of central auditory processing in humans. The aim of this study was to assess auditory evoked potentials in children with(More)
INTRODUCTION The purpose of speech audiometry is to extend the diagnostics of central auditory processes. First audiometric tests were monaural tests introduced in the fifties by Bocca and Calearo to diagnose Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD). Monaural tests are characterized by low redundancy, which allows for deciphering a given word or phrase(More)
UNLABELLED The report presents three patients with coincidence of voice disorders and rheumatoid arthritis. Material consisted of 3 females aged 39, 48 and 74 years. Methods included phoniatric examination, videolaryngoscopy, stroboscopy and acoustic voice analysis MDVP). RESULTS In the two youngest patients the laryngoscopic changes were located on vocal(More)