A systematic review of interventions for adults who stutter
Amanda Brignell, Michelle Krahe, Martin Downes, Elaina Kefalianos, Sheena Reilly, Angela T Morgan
Journal of Fluency Disorders | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2020
PURPOSE: To examine the effectiveness of (i) face to face interventions (ii) models of service delivery and (iii) psychological treatments combined with speech-focused interventions for adults who stutter. METHODS: Five electronic databases and three clinical trial registries were searched. Systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and studies that applied an intervention with adults who stutter were included. Pharmaceutical interventions were excluded. Primary outcomes included a measure of stuttering severity. Risk of bias assessment was conducted on included studies and overall quality of the evidence was graded. RESULTS: Five RCTS, four registered trials and three systemati..View full abstract
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
This work was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grant numbers: 1127144, 1105008].