Search for dissertations about: "Speech pathology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words Speech pathology.

  1. 1. Attitude to Speech and Communication in Individuals Born with Cleft Lip and Palate

    Author : Christina Havstam; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cleft lip and palate; speech; communicative attitude; participation; satisfaction with speech; self-assessment; qualitative methods; grounded theory; interview; speech assessment;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore and describe how individuals who are born with a cleft lip and palate experience their communicative situation, how they perceive their speech and whether their views correlate with the results of speech assessments made by specialised speech-language pathologists (SLPs). Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact of deep brain stimulation in the caudal zona incerta on voice tremor and speech in persons with essential tremor

    Author : Linda Sandström; Fredrik Karlsson; Patric Blomstedt; Lena Hartelius; Adam Vogel; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; caudal zona incerta; deep brain stimulation; essential tremor; speech function; speech intelligibility; speech production; voice tremor;

    Abstract : Objectives: Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a symptomatic treatment for people with essential tremor (ET) who have unsatisfactory tremor relief with pharmacological treatment alone. A common symptom of ET is voice tremor, but only about 50% of patients with voice tremor get a satisfactory result with DBS. READ MORE

  3. 3. Aphasia and Communication in Everyday Life : Experiences of persons with aphasia, significant others, and speech-language pathologists

    Author : Monica Blom Johansson; Karin Sonnander; Marianne Carlsson; Per Östberg; Per Wester; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Aphasia; Significant others; Interpersonal communication; Communication strategies; Communication partner training; Speech-language pathology services; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The aims of this thesis were to describe the experiences of persons with aphasia and their significant others of their conversations and use of communication strategies, examine current practice of family-oriented speech-language pathology (SLP) services, and test a family-oriented intervention in the early phase of rehabilitation.The persons with aphasia valued having conversations despite perceiving their aphasia as a serious social disability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Long-term follow-up after otitis media in childhood

    Author : Marie Ryding; Lund näs- och halssjukdomar Öron-; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Otorhinolaryngology; audiology; hörsel- och talorganen; audiologi; auditive system and speech; Otorinolaryngologi; tympanic membrane pathology.; otitis media with effusion; hearing loss; follow-up; acute otitis media; Eustachian tube;

    Abstract : Objective: Most preschool children have suffered from at least one episode of acute otitis media (AOM) and/or secretory otitis media (SOM). Some children have frequent AOM episodes and/or prolonged and recurrent episodes of secretory otitis media (SOM). The long-term out-come and sequelae are not fully clarified. READ MORE

  5. 5. Aphasia after Ischemic Stroke. Diagnosis, Incidence, and Outcome

    Author : Angelina Grönberg; Lund Neurologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Aphasia; ischemic stroke; diagnosis; outcome; recovery; Speech and language pathology;

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