The Importance of Group Therapy Used in the Treatment of Stuttering

Shoster, Darinka and Davidovikj, Nada and Filipova, Silvana and Lozanovska, Biljana (2011) The Importance of Group Therapy Used in the Treatment of Stuttering. Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation, 12 (3-4). pp. 77-89. ISSN 1409-6099

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Introduction: Stuttering is not a problem of individuals, but it’s a problem in the verbal communication with others. Individual and group treatment is equally important to use while working with people who stutter. Purpose: Group treatment is used to allow the patient adequate adjustment in all problematic situations (situations increasing stuttering) in the environment and to gradually inhibit negative emotions. Material and methods: Objective speech tool is used in this testing (evaluation of speech status under Fiedler, PA Standop, R.Stotern-Schwarzenberg, Munchen, 1978) to determine the degree and type of speech disorder. The anxiety feeling is also evaluated, where the subjective assessment of patients' anxiety is expressed in units SUD (subjective units of disturbance or distress - subjective assessment of suffering) Results and Conclusion: The results showed that group stationary treatment has a huge significance in reducing the anxiety of patients who stutter.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Vladimir Trajkovski
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2015 07:32
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2015 07:32

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