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Voice disorders

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dreamaizz's version from 2015-05-02 20:24

Section 1

Question Answer
dfnabnormal production or absence of vocal quality
frequencyrate
intensitypressure
qualityanatomy and learned component
organic disorderstructural (lesion in larynx), neurogenic (prob in nervous system as interacts w/ larynx)
psychogenic disorderno structural cause for disorder
symptomshoarsness, pain, pitch break
vocal abusecaffein shouting
larynx jobsswallow phonate, pick up weight
vocal nodulesscars from vocal abuse
functional disorderpoor muscle functioning
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Section 2

Question Answer
resonanceshaping by vibration of air
geneticsshape vocal tract
men vocal tractlonger, lower pitch
anatomical changesatrophy (dying cells), dystrophy (malfunction cells), edema (swelling)
symptomsaphonia (vocal folds cant vbrate), tremor
treatmentvocal rest
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