Impairment of Vowel Articulation as a Possible Marker of Disease Progression in Parkinson's Disease

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Skodda, Sabine ; Grönheit, Wenke ; Schlegel, Uwe (2012)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 7, issue 2 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032132, pmc: PMC3289640
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Linguistics | Research Article | Biology | Diagnostic Medicine | Pathology | Neuroscience | Medicine | Anatomy and Physiology | Q | R | Speech Language Pathology | Science | Neurophysiology | Neurological System | General Pathology | Neurology | Otorhinolaryngology
    mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanisms | psychological phenomena and processes | behavioral disciplines and activities

PURPOSE: The aim of the current study was to survey if vowel articulation in speakers with Parkinson's disease (PD) shows specific changes in the course of the disease. METHOD: 67 patients with PD (42 male) and 40 healthy speakers (20 male) were tested and retested afte... View more
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