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Overview and Purpose

The purpose of this manual is twofold. First, the manual is intended as a resource for information about conditions affecting voice. The intended audience is professionals working with voice disorders, including but not limited to speech-language pathologists, otolaryngologists, neurologists, and psychiatrists. Second, the manual is intended as a framework for classifying voice disorders, to facilitate communication among professionals in the assessment and management of patients with voice disorders.