An Integrated Approach to Its Nature and Treatment
Stuttering 9781608310043
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Publication Date: Jan 28, 2013
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Format: Book
Edition: Fourth
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608310043
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Stuttering is the most comprehensive core introductory textbook on the topic available today. The work sets itself apart from competitors by exploring a variety of practice settings and grounding all topics in a firm basis of the disorder's origin and nature rather than just providing clinical presentations. It is the most popular textbook for undergraduate stuttering/fluency disorders courses in Speech Pathology/Audiology programs and first year graduate stuttering/fluency disorders courses in Speech Pathology masters programs.  This has been the definitive text for a number of years and through multiple editions. With a new edition that updates the science and addresses all current methodologies, this will continue to be the most successful and useful textbook on the subject.


  • New four-color design engages students
  • Condensed and expanded explanations of the most up-to-date research
  • Case studies give examples for real-world application
  • Online videos tie into text to give students audio and visual examples
  • Contains a wide overview of the theories for stuttering and the different ways to treat it

About the Author(s)

  • Barry Guitar PhD
  • Department of Communication Sciences, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT


  • Edition: Fourth
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9781608310043
  • Trim Size: 10.875 x 8.375
  • Pages: 376
  • Pub Date: Jan 28, 2013
  • Weight: 2.0

Table of contents

Section One: Nature of Stuttering
Chapter 1: Introduction to Stuttering
Chapter 2: Constitutional Factors
Chapter 3: Research Findings on Constitutional Factors
Chapter 4: Developmental, Environmental, and Learning Factors
Chapter 5: Research Findings on Developmental, Environmental, and Learning Factors
Chpater 6: Theories about Stuttering
Chapter 7: Normal Disfluency and the Development of Stuttering

Section Two: Assessment and Treatment of Stuttering
Chapter 8: Preliminaries to Assessment
Chapter 9: Assessment
Chapter 10: Preliminaries to Treatment
Chapter 11: Treatment of the Young Preschool Child
Chapter 12: Treatment of the Older Preschool Child
Chapter 13: Treatment of the School-Age Child
Chapter 14: Treatment of Adolescents and Adults
Chapter 15: Other Fluency Disorders