نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
دپارتمان گفتار درمانی، دانشگاه علوم بهزیستی و توانبخشی، تهران، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Stuttering is one of the most controversial illnesses and a multifaceted psychomotor speech disorder which happens in the normal flow of speech. Effectiveness of stuttering therapy in adulthood varies based on the basis of stability, a negative attitude, motivation and enthusiasm. The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of syncretistic method of cognitive- speech in adult stutterers who speak Persian language. So, during a quasi-experimental study, 38 adults with stuttering in the age range of 18-38 were selected through available samples and were randomly assigned to experimental and control groups. Treatment intervention for subjective groups was conducted through six experienced speech- and language pathologist, which lasted 16 individual sessions during 4 months. Subjects were tested before and after the intervention in terms of intensity of stuttering, obvious stuttering characteristics, cognitive profile Stuttering and internal Stuttering properties. The results indicated that there is a significant difference between the fluency of speech, oral reading fluency and cognitive profiles in the two groups. According to research findings, the results of this study were consistent and in line with the results of other studies and the integrated method of the cognitive-speech were more effective in the treatment of adult stuttering. Using this method is recommended to all speech therapists.