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With the growth of the aging population and the graying of the workplace, the need for expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of vocal pathologies of the aging voice expands more each year. Vocal Aging provides physicians, clinicians, researchers, and students with all aspects of voice use and quality of the elderly. Covering all aspects of anatomy and physiology of changes of the maturing vocal production system, this unique volume provides illustrative case histories, along with extensive referencing. The special challenges of the aging professional voice are detailed. Pointers are given on distinguishing normal vocal qualities of the elderly from voice disorders. information on the differential effects of drugs on the voice of older persons provides further diagnostic insight.
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Associate Professor of Speech Pathology at Marquette University. Dr. Linville has published extensively and has made numerous presentations on the topic of vocal aging. Her area of emphasis has been the acoustic characteristics of aged voice. Articles by Dr. Linville have appeared regularly in such scholarly publications as the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Journal of Voice, Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, Journal of Gerontology, and Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. Recently, she contributed a chapter to Voice Quality Measurement (R.D. Kent and M.J. Ball, Editors). She has served as editorial consultant to the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research and as guest reviewer for the Journal of Gerontology and the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity.
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