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voicec306k csd sec3 - Voice Disorders Prosthesis something...

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Voice Disorders Prosthesis – something that replaces a body part Hearing aids? No.
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Questions What are the disorders that adversely affect phonation? How are voice disorders evaluated? What techniques help people with voice disorders? What happens when the larynx must be removed surgically? Larynx doesn’t work right or it has been removed
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Vocal problems Edema - swelling of the vocal folds Atrophy - reduction of tissue Hyperfunction - increased muscle activity Hypofunction - decreased muscle activity MISUSE/ABUSE = cheerleaders, MEDICAL/PHYSICAL = attempted to commit suicide, car accident, etc. PSYCHOLOGICAL/STRESS = Atrophy, someone had the nerve to the vocal fold cut, Hyperfunction – too much activity (sounding like a pirate) if you abused vocal folds and you have calluses, so you push together harder so callus gets bigger Hypofunction -
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Vocal quality Harshness - excessive tension Breathiness - partial whisper Hoarseness - harsh and breathy (vocal folds vibrate but not symmetrical)
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Voice Disorders - No structural problem Conversion Aphonia/Dysphonia - psychogenic problem Muscle Tension Dysphonia - Simultaneous contractions of adductors and abductors Type A personalities Conversion Reaction – someone who’s had psychological problem in terms of behavioral features are not to voice problems, no physical basis or type A personalities, structurally nothing wrong
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course CSD 306k taught by Professor Marquardt during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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