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ERIC Number: EJ293230
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Functional Aphonia in the Child and Adolescent: Therapeutic Management.
Murray, Sharon L.; And Others
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, v14 n4 p260-65 Oct 1983
Five cases of adolescents with functional aphonia (lack of speech despite normally appearing vocal chords) are presented. Therapeutic management is described which followed the symptomatic voice therapy approach. A consistent theme for four of the adolescents was stressful family environment, academic failure, and inadequate peer support. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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