Project

Effectiveness of speech therapy in transwomen

Duration
01 January 2019 → Ongoing
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Linguistics
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Otorhinolaryngology
    • Otorhinolaryngology
    • Speech, language and hearing sciences
    • Otorhinolaryngology
Keywords
Effectiveness Voice therapy Articulation therapy Communication feminization therapy Male-to-female transgender transwomen
 
Project description

The purpose of this project is to investigate the short-term and longer-term impact of speech therapy for voice and resonance on (a) acoustic voice characteristics, (b) listener perceptions of femininity and gender identification and (c) self-perception and psychosocial functioning in male-to-female transgender persons (transwomen) using a randomized controlled study and cross-over design.