International Perspectives on Voice Disorders

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-15
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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This book provides a state-of-the-art account of voice research and issues in clinical voice practice. The contributors are all voice experts and bring a range of international perspectives to the volume.

Author Biography

Edwin Yiu obtained his PhD from the University of Queensland and is currently a professor in speech pathology with the Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong. He is also an Honorary and Visiting Professor at the University of Sydney. He has published more than 70 articles in international journals and presented more than 100 conference papers. He is on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, the International Journal of Speech Language Pathology, and the Asia Pacific Journal of Speech Language and Hearing.

Table of Contents

Section A - Current Issues in Voice Assessment and Intervention: A World Perspective

Ch 1. Australia (Dr Jenni Oates, Dr Jan Baker & Dr Anne Vertigan)

Ch 2. Belgium (Dr Marc de Bodt & Dr Bernadette Timmermans/ Kristiane Van Lierde)

Ch 3. Brazil (Dr Mara Behlau, Dr Gisele Oliveira, Dr Glaucya Madazio & Dr Rosiane Yamasaki)

Ch 4. China (Prof Wen Xu & Prof Demin Han)

Ch 5. Hong Kong (Dr Estella Ma & Triska Lee)

Ch 6. Israel (Dr Ofer Amir)

Ch 7. Japan (Dr Koichi Tsunoda)

Ch 8. United Kingdom (Prof Paul Carding)

Ch 9. USA (Dr Tanya Eadie & Dr Edie Hapner)

Section B - Contemporary Voice Research: A World Perspective

Ch 10. Current voice research in Japan (Dr Shigeru Hirano)

Ch 11. Current approaches for vocal fold regeneration (USA - Dr Nicole Li & Prof Kittie Verdolini Abbot)

Ch 12. Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment for Functional Dysphonia (United Kingdom - Prof Paul Carding)

Ch 13. Acupuncture and voice treatment (Hong Kong - Prof Edwin Yiu)

Ch 14. Motor learning and voice disorders (Hong Kong - Dr Estella Ma & Prof Edwin Yiu)

Ch 15. Contemporary voice research: A China perspective (China - Prof Jiangping Kong & Dr Gaowu Wang)

Ch 16. Instrumental analysis of professional voice users in the clinical setting (Australia - Dr Cate Madill & Dr Tricia McCabe)

Ch 17. Dysphonic severity measurement (Belgium - Dr Marc de Bodt & Dr Youri Maryn)

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