A case study is reported in which systematic desensitization techniques were used for treatment of stuttering. Following Brutten and Shoemaker's hypothesis that stuttering behavior is a learned disorder predicated upon speech anxieties, desensitization procedures were successfully employed in substantially decreasing this behavior. Limitations to the study are outlined, and suggestions are made regarding further research.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1973|
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