An experimental clinical trial of a cognitive-behavior therapy package for chronic stuttering.

  title={An experimental clinical trial of a cognitive-behavior therapy package for chronic stuttering.},
  author={Ross G. Menzies and Sue O'brian and Mark Onslow and Ann Packman and Tamsen St Clare and Susan Block},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  volume={51 6},
PURPOSE The aims of the present study were to (a) examine the rate of social phobia among adults who stutter, (b) study the effects of speech restructuring treatment on social anxiety, and (c) study the effects on anxiety and stuttering of a cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) package for social anxiety. METHOD Thirty-two adults with chronic stuttering were randomly allocated to receive either speech restructuring following a CBT package for social anxiety or speech restructuring alone. Data… 
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