Classification Systems of Voice Disorders A Review of the Literature Review Article
Review Article  |   July 01, 1984
Classification Systems of Voice Disorders
 
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  • Mary Pannbacker, Ph.D., is currently affiliated with the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Mollie E. Webb Speech and Hearing Center, Louisiana State University Medical Center, P.O. Box 33932, Shreveport, LA 71130. Requests for reprints may be sent to her at this address.
    Mary Pannbacker, Ph.D., is currently affiliated with the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Mollie E. Webb Speech and Hearing Center, Louisiana State University Medical Center, P.O. Box 33932, Shreveport, LA 71130. Requests for reprints may be sent to her at this address.×
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Review Article
Review Article   |   July 01, 1984
Classification Systems of Voice Disorders
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1984, Vol. 15, 169-174. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1503.169
History: Received September 10, 1982 , Accepted January 11, 1983
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, July 1984, Vol. 15, 169-174. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1503.169
History: Received September 10, 1982; Accepted January 11, 1983

A careful study of classification systems is mandatory to the understanding of voice disorders. It is important to know the more common classification systems in order to communicate with other professionals. This report reviews each of the classification systems, indicating pertinent theoretical issues and clinical implications.

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