A Biofeedback Treatment for Stuttering Auditory feedback of laryngeal muscle tension was found to reduce stuttering dramatically in an exploratory study of a single patient. Amplitude of EMG signals was similarly reduced. Apparently, the therapeutic effect of biofeedback cannot be attributed to masking, distraction, or suggestion. ... Clinical Exchange
Clinical Exchange  |   May 01, 1975
A Biofeedback Treatment for Stuttering
 
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Clinical Exchange   |   May 01, 1975
A Biofeedback Treatment for Stuttering
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1975, Vol. 40, 270-273. doi:10.1044/jshd.4002.270
History: Received August 23, 1974 , Accepted January 23, 1975
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1975, Vol. 40, 270-273. doi:10.1044/jshd.4002.270
History: Received August 23, 1974; Accepted January 23, 1975

Auditory feedback of laryngeal muscle tension was found to reduce stuttering dramatically in an exploratory study of a single patient. Amplitude of EMG signals was similarly reduced. Apparently, the therapeutic effect of biofeedback cannot be attributed to masking, distraction, or suggestion.

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