American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHA Thesaurus

The ASHA Thesaurus is a controlled vocabulary used to organize information in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology.

Terms marked "(node label only)" are for classification only and should not be used for indexing. Non-preferred terms are in italics.

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Scope Note

For the outcomes of disorders regardless of whether there is treatment or not. If treatment is involved, the term can be combined with "treatment." Use "efficacy" to indicate how well a specific intervention works.

Broader Term

Research data

Narrower Term

Spontaneous recovery

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