Adolescent Voice Quality Aberrations: Personality and Social Status Seventy-eight subjects, identified as possessing voice quality aberrations for six months, constituted four experimental groups: breathiness, harshness, hoarseness, and nasality. A control group included 38 subjects. The four experimental groups were compared with the control group according to personality characteristics and peer evaluations. The results of these comparisons indicated that ... Research Article
Research Article  |   September 01, 1968
Adolescent Voice Quality Aberrations: Personality and Social Status
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • John R. Muma
    University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • Ronald L. Laeder
    Special Education, Tuscola County, Michigan
  • Clarence E. Webb
    University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
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Research Article   |   September 01, 1968
Adolescent Voice Quality Aberrations: Personality and Social Status
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, September 1968, Vol. 11, 576-582. doi:10.1044/jshr.1103.576
History: Received October 23, 1967
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, September 1968, Vol. 11, 576-582. doi:10.1044/jshr.1103.576
History: Received October 23, 1967

Seventy-eight subjects, identified as possessing voice quality aberrations for six months, constituted four experimental groups: breathiness, harshness, hoarseness, and nasality. A control group included 38 subjects. The four experimental groups were compared with the control group according to personality characteristics and peer evaluations. The results of these comparisons indicated that there was no relationship between voice quality aberration and either personality characteristics or peer evaluations.

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