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Book: The Phonetics of Dysarthria

Chapter: 2. Stress in Greek

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.41366


This study examines the acoustic and perceptual effects of Greek dysarthria on lexical stress via an in-depth investigation of three speaker with dysarthrias. Additional phonetic characteristics of dysarthric speech are analyzed, including voice quality and consonant and vowel characteristics. Data from a number of different speaking tasks are used, including isolated word production, vowel prolongation and syllable repetition.

Chapter Contributors

  • Ioannis Papakyritsis ( - ipapakyritisis) 'University of Patras'
  • Marie Klopfenstein ( - maklopf) 'Southern Illinois University Edwardsville'
  • Ben Rutter ( - brutter) 'University of Sheffield'