The WG is part of the department's clinical and research focuses on stress, trauma sequelae, and dissociative disorders.
The VoCoWell Lab focuses on how individuals differ in their vocal control and vocal behavior as a function of stressor exposure and personality and the resulting implications for risk for voice disorders. The research will help to determine what constitutes vocal resilience and how to improve vocal well-being. Research methods encompass basic and clinical voice science and psychophysiological and neuroimaging methods. In addition to studying vocal control in vocally healthy individuals, the VoCoWell Lab is interested in patients with functional dysphonia and aphonia, primary muscle tension dysphonia, and occupational voice users such as teachers and student teachers. The research program aims to contribute to an evidence-based biopsychosocial model of risk for voice disorders that informs innovative screening, prevention, and treatment approaches.
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