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Comparison of adults who stutter with and without social anxiety


Author

Amina Afzal

Supervisor

Hafiza Shabnum Noor

Department

Riphah college of Rehabilitation and Allied Health sciences

Program

MS in speech and language pathology

Institute

Riphah international university

Institute Type

Private

Campus Location

Quaid-e-azam industrial estate, Lahore Campus

City

Lahore

Province

Punjab

Country

Pakistan

Degree Starting Year

2019

Degree End Year

2021

Viva Year

2021

Thesis Completing Year

2021

Thesis Completion Status

Completed

Page

102

Subject

Speech and Language pathology

Language

English

Keywords


Stuttering, social anxiety,

Abstract

Background: Stuttering is a communication disorder that disrupts normal fluency and characteristics of speech. Social anxiety disorder is a debilitating anxiety disorder associated with significant life impairment. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate overall functioning for adults who stutter with and without a diagnosis of social anxiety disorder. Objective: To compare the adults who stutter with and without social anxiety Methodology: This study is correlational and purposive sampling technique and was used to find the comparison of adults who stutter with and without social anxiety. The sample was collected from Riphah Rehabilitation center, Lahore, Mayo Hospital Lahore, and DHQ Toba Tek Singh. Participant with ages of 19 to 35 years were taken for present study who voluntarily participated in this study was selected on the basis of following inclusion and exclusion criteria. Both male and female students included. Students who stutter and have no physical ailment included whereas School students were excluded. People having any mental and physical issue were excluded. SSI3 and social anxiety scale was used. SPSS 17 was used for data entry and analysis. Results: A total 80 people participated in the study. Data was collected from institutes with 53.5% males and 46.5% females. Results showed that there is a significant relationship between social anxiety and stuttering and people who stutter exhibit more social anxiety and negative belief of life. Conclusion: People who stutter show more social anxiety while doing daily tasks and different in demographics than those who do not stutter. Key words: Stuttering, social anxiety,

ID

ARI-85020

Added

2021-12-07 22:27:28

Modified

2021-12-13 18:54:44