Nonorganic Voice Disorder

Nonorganic voice disorder

A persistent voice change found not to be infectious, irritative, neurogenic, or the result of drug side effect. Instead, this represents a behavioral disturbance that may be associated with [intlink id=”535″ type=”post”]secondary gain[/intlink]. Often the vocal phenomenology of a nonorganic voice disorder-induced voice change is stereotypical and predictable in its manifestations; it is most often seen in young women.



Nonorganic Voice Loss (or Functional Dysphonia)
In this video, you will see what the larynx looks like when a person with a nonorganic voice disorder makes voice, you will hear the clinician beginning to coax out the patient’s normal voice, and you will hear the patient learning to control this re-discovered normal voice.