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Study of accent-based music speech protocol development for improving voice problems in stroke patients with mixed dysarthria

Title
Study of accent-based music speech protocol development for improving voice problems in stroke patients with mixed dysarthria
Authors
Kim S.J.Jo U.
Ewha Authors
김수지
SCOPUS Author ID
김수지scopus
Issue Date
2013
Journal Title
NeuroRehabilitation
ISSN
1053-8135JCR Link
Citation
vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 185 - 190
Indexed
SCIE; SSCI; SCOPUS WOS scopus
Abstract
Based on the anatomical and functional commonality between singing and speech, various types of musical elements have been employed in music therapy research for speech rehabilitation. This study was to develop an accent-based music speech protocol to address voice problems of stroke patients with mixed dysarthria. Subjects were 6 stroke patients with mixed dysarthria and they received individual music therapy sessions. Each session was conducted for 30 minutes and 12 sessions including pre- and post-test were administered for each patient. For examining the protocol efficacy, the measures of maximum phonation time (MPT), fundamental frequency (F0), average intensity (dB), jitter, shimmer, noise to harmonics ratio (NHR), and diadochokinesis (DDK) were compared between pre and post-test and analyzed with a paired sample t-test. The results showed that the measures of MPT, F0, dB, and sequential motion rates (SMR) were significantly increased after administering the protocol. Also, there were statistically significant differences in the measures of shimmer, and alternating motion rates (AMR) of the syllable /K ∂/ between pre- and post-test. The results indicated that the accent-based music speech protocol may improve speech motor coordination including respiration, phonation, articulation, resonance, and prosody of patients with dysarthria. This suggests the possibility of utilizing the music speech protocol to maximize immediate treatment effects in the course of a long-term treatment for patients with dysarthria. © 2013 - IOS Press and the authors. All rights reserved.
DOI
10.3233/NRE-130835
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