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, which includes chapters focusing on Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, UK and USA. This is a pioneering work that brings together previously unpublished cutting-edge research and evaluations of clinical practice.
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) 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)