Pretreatment factors associated with the outcome of stuttering therapy.

  title={Pretreatment factors associated with the outcome of stuttering therapy.},
  author={Barry Guitar},
  journal={Journal of speech and hearing research},
  volume={19 3},
  • Barry Guitar
  • Published 1976 in Journal of speech and hearing research
Measures of stuttering behavior, personality, and attitudes about speaking were obtained from 20 stutterers at the beginning of treatment. These measures were correlated with three measures of stuttering behavior a year after treatment. Pretreatment attitudes were most highly related to outcome. followed by pretreatment stuttering behavior, and then personality measures. Multiple regression analyses of the pretreatment measures demonstrated that combinations of these variables correlated… CONTINUE READING