Behavior assessment battery: normative and psychometric investigation among Polish adults who do and do not stutter

Katarzyna Węsierska , Martine Vanryckeghem , Aleksandra Krawczyk , Marta Danielowska , Maria Faściszewska , Jadwiga Tuchowska


Purpose: The aim of this study was to establish normative data for Polish persons who stutter (PWS) and persons who do not stutter (PWNS) with the adapted version of the Behavior Assessment Battery (BAB; Vanryckeghem & Brutten, 2018) for adults and to investigate whether or not gender and age influenced the results. In addition, the BAB subtests’reliability and validity were examined. Method: A Polish version of the BAB test procedures, including the Speech Situation Checklist–Emotional Reaction, Speech Situation Checklist–Speech Disruption, Behavior Checklist, and Communication Attitude Test for Adults Who Stutter (Vanryckeghem & Brutten, 2018), were individually administered to 123 adults who stutter and 151 adults who do not stutter between the ages of 17 and 70. Results: PWS scored statistically significantly higher on all BAB subtests compared to PWNS. No significant between-groups gender or age difference was detected.
Author Katarzyna Węsierska
Katarzyna Węsierska,,
, Martine Vanryckeghem
Martine Vanryckeghem,,
, Aleksandra Krawczyk
Aleksandra Krawczyk,,
, Marta Danielowska
Marta Danielowska,,
, Maria Faściszewska (FL / DL)
Maria Faściszewska,,
- Department of Logopaedics
, Jadwiga Tuchowska
Jadwiga Tuchowska,,
Journal seriesAmerican Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, ISSN 1058-0360, (A 45 pkt)
Issue year2018
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishstuttering, behavior assessment battery, stuttering adults
ASJC Classification3616 Speech and Hearing; 3310 Linguistics and Language; 3204 Developmental and Educational Psychology; 2733 Otorhinolaryngology
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)45
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ScoreMinisterial score = 45.0, 28-01-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 1; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 0.993; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 1.321 (2) - 2018=2.02 (5)
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