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Le rire dans l'acquisition de la voix oro-oesophagienne

Abstract : Once patients have undergone a total laryngectomy, they still have to face the challenge of acquiring a new phonation. Noticing humor during speech therapy sessions, we questioned ourselves about its possible benefit: does laughter help to acquire the oro-oesophageal voice? We included 18 patients experiencing group therapy at a beginner level in a hospital.Even though laughter did not accelerate the oro-esophageal voice acquisition, we demonstrated that patients who laugh during speech therapy sessions have a much more optimistic perception of their therapy than people who do not laugh. Humor increases motivation and self-confidence. Although the well-being of all the patients has decreased, patients who laugh feel better on a psychological, physical, social, emotional and functional point of view than patients who do not laugh.
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Mapie Jaujay, Agnès Poncet. Le rire dans l'acquisition de la voix oro-oesophagienne. Sciences cognitives. 2014. ⟨dumas-01081371⟩



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