Features of Emotional and Personal Spheres in Patients with Voice Disorders



Due to the adverse environmental effects and the risk of severe laryngotracheal diseases, as well as various voice disorders, the frequency of emotional disorders and their negative consequences among the mature population increases, as the increasing number of problems faced by the patient during his illness. Present article discusses the theoretical aspects of the study of emotional and personal spheres of patients with voice disorders, describes various approaches to the study of emotional states in people with voice disorders. The article presents the results of a study of emotional and personal spheres of individuals with voice disorders. It was found that indicators of situational and personal anxiety were significantly higher in the patient group. There are gender-specific emotional displays in people with disorders of the vocal apparatus. Respondents in violation of voices prevail emotions such as grief; fear and anger. In healthy respondents dominate interest, joy and emotional excitability. It also turned out that the main factors associated voice pathology, are such emotional traits as lack of interest in life, suffering and distress, low emotional excitability and later acting out feelings.

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Keywords: voice, voice disorders, dysphonia, emotional and volitional, emotional stress

Journal rubric: Empirical Research

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/cpse.2016050403

For citation: Barabanov R.E., Fantalova E., Barabanova V.V. Features of Emotional and Personal Spheres in Patients with Voice Disorders [Elektronnyi resurs]. Klinicheskaia i spetsial'naia psikhologiia = Clinical Psychology and Special Education, 2016. Vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 39–49. DOI: 10.17759/cpse.2016050403. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Rodion E. Barabanov, Ph.D. Student, Department of Developmental Psychology, Faculty of Education Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Clinical Psychologist, Officer of Research and Clinical Center of Otorhinolaryngology of the Federal Medical-Biological Agency of Russia; Lecturer Faculty of Additional Professional Education of the Moscow Psychological and Social University, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: pacmich@rambler.ru

Elena Fantalova, PhD in Psychology, lecturer, Moscow state university of psychology and education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: elenafantal@yandex.ru

Vera V. Barabanova, Senior Lecturer, Department of Pedagogical Psychology n.a. Professor V.A. Guruzhapov, Faculty of Psychology of Education, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9266-4829, e-mail: vvbarabanova@yandex.ru



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