vocal abuse


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vocal abuse

Any activity that traumatizes the vocal folds and alters speech quality and production, e.g., yelling, forceful coughing, or inducing vomiting.
See also: abuse
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In the present study, vocal abuse was found as a predisposing factor in all the cases.
Regarding the relative preponderance of certain etiological factors acting synergistically, it was seen that in 22 patients (44%) vocal abuse was associated with one or the other etiological factors.
As described above, vocal abuse can cause traumatic inflammation of the larynx leading to granulomas.
These common causes include: vocal abuse (yelling, screaming), overuse, smoking, and drinking.
3 Vocal abuse is any behavior or occurrence that strains or injures the vocal fold4s (or vocal cords).
Vocal abuse of the opposing penalty takers - despite repeated pleas to button it - has been one of the lowlights of the autumn tests.
Arbitrary detentions, confiscation of ID cards, strip-searching, the use of human shields, physical and vocal abuse - all done in the name of security, and all flouting the IDF's code of conduct.
Anyone practising such vocal abuse should be sent off for the game, just like in football.
In fact, in terms of crowd reaction, the only two Villa players who can confidently expect any vocal abuse this afternoon are Newcastle United old boy Aaron Hughes and on-loan former Toon team-mate James Milner.
Holloway, the subject of vocal abuse from the home support, was brought down by Kings Lynn's Mark Camm but, after appearing to retaliate, - according to referee Colin Francis of Cambridgeshire - he was shown the red card.
Bowyer was targeted for sustained vocal abuse as a West Ham player last season and can expect more of the same tomorrow.
Also may have evidence of vocal abuse, such as frequent screaming.