Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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