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The Influence of Methylphenidate on the Frequency of Stuttering – A Randomized Controlled Trial

The authors reported that, recently, a case report described a decrease in frequency of stuttering after intake of methylphenidate (MPH). The authors sought undertaken this investigation to see if this effect could again be reproduced in a population of young … Continue reading

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Scores on Riley’s Stuttering Severity Instrument Versions Three and Four for samples of different length and for different types of speech material

The authors utilized the Stuttering Severity Instrument (versions 3 and 4) procedures for the assessment of readers and non-readers to see whether they give equivalent scores. Older children (ages 10-0 to 14-7) provided spontaneous and read samples, which were scored … Continue reading

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Compilation of a preliminary checklist for the differential diagnosis of neurogenic stuttering

The authors note that controversies regarding similarities between developmental stuttering (DS) and neurogenic stuttering (NS) symptomatology make differential diagnosis problematic. The study aimed to describe and highlight the characteristics of NS in order to compile a preliminary differential diagnostic checklist … Continue reading

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Procedures used for assessment of stuttering frequency and stuttering duration

The authors reported a procedure that allowed listeners to replay a speech sample and count the syllables, stuttered syllables and durations in three passes yielded more accurate syllable and stuttered syllable counts than procedures that required these judgments to be … Continue reading

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