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ecobehavioral assessment

an observational research method used in applied behavior analysis to measure moment-to-moment effects of multiple environmental events on an individual’s specific behaviors. These events include the behavior of others, task demands, time of day, and situational changes.

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February 26th 2024

spasmodic dysphonia

spasmodic dysphonia

a rare voice disorder with symptoms including momentary periods of uncontrolled vocal spasms, stuttering, tightness in the throat, and recurrent hoarseness. The cause is unknown, but the condition may be attributed to a neurological or physiological disturbance or to psychological factors. Spasmodic dysphonia (formerly known as spastic dysphonia) particularly affects public speakers.