Anxiety and speaking in people who stutter: an investigation using the emotional Stroop task.

@article{Hennessey2014AnxietyAS,
  title={Anxiety and speaking in people who stutter: an investigation using the emotional Stroop task.},
  author={Neville W. Hennessey and Esther Dourado and Janet M. Beilby},
  journal={Journal of fluency disorders},
  year={2014},
  volume={40},
  pages={44-57}
}
UNLABELLED People with anxiety disorders show an attentional bias towards threat or negative emotion words. This exploratory study examined whether people who stutter (PWS), who can be anxious when speaking, show similar bias and whether reactions to threat words also influence speech motor planning and execution. Comparisons were made between 31 PWS and 31 fluent controls in a modified emotional Stroop task where, depending on a visual cue, participants named the colour of threat and neutral… CONTINUE READING
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