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Document ID (ISN)76515
CIS number 01-429
ISSN - Serial title 0303-7657 - Revista brasileira de sa˙de ocupacional
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Zanella Penteado R., Teixeira Bicudo Pereira I.M.
Title The voice of the teacher: Relationship between work, health and quality of life
Original title A voz do professor: Relaš§es entre trabalho, sa˙de e qualidade de vida [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information 1999, Vol.25, No.95/96, p.109-130. 32 ref.
Abstract This study concerns the professional use of voice by teachers for establishing the relationship between vocal health and speech dysfunction (dysphonias), conditions of work and quality of life of the teacher. These relationships are presented based on the analysis of the most common types of dysfunction and the predisposing factors and aggravating circumstances present in the teacher's routine. This paper provides guidance to health professionals by pointing out the specific needs of teachers and that vocal problems and dysfunctions must be taken into consideration and treated as a disease.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; teaching; risk factors; dysphonia
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; Brazil; occupational diseases; stress factors; psychology and sociology; conditions of work; work posture
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Teaching and educational institutions
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)