EBP Compendium: Summary of Systematic Review
Effectiveness of Behavioral Stuttering Treatment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Herder, C., Howard, C., et al.
Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 33, 61-73.
Indicators of Review Quality:
The review addresses a clearly focused question
Criteria for inclusion of studies are provided
Search strategy is described in sufficient detail for replication
Included studies are assessed for study quality
Quality assessments are reproducible
Description: This is a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials investigating the effectiveness of behavioral stuttering treatment.
Question not specifically stated.
Population: People who stutter or stammer (PWS).
Intervention/Assessment: Behaviorally-based intervention
Number of Studies Included: 12
Years Included: Not stated
Behavioral stuttering interventions are effective treatments for people who stutter.
Keywords: Fluency Disorders
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Added to Compendium: December 2011