Below is a very modest beginning of a bibliography of the work of Joseph Sheehan. If anyone finds additional references, please email them in the form below and I will add them.

Sheehan Bibliography

The 1950's

Sheehan, J.G., and Zussman, C. (1951). Rorschachs of stutterers compared with a clinical control. American Psychologist, 6, 500. Abstract.

Sheehan, J.G. (1951). The modification of stuttering through non- reinforcement. Journal of Abnormal Soc. Psychol., 46, 51-63

Sheehan, J.G., Theory and treatment of stuttering as an approach-avoidance conflict. J. Psychol., 36, 27-49.

Sheehan, J.G., Frederick, C.J., Rosevear, W.H., and Spiegelman, M.A., (1954). A validity study of the Rorschach prognositc rating scale. J. Proj. Tech., 18, 233-239.

Sheehan, J.G. and Voas, R.B. (1954). Tension patterns during stuttering in relation to conflict, anxiety-binding, and reinforcement. Speech Monographs, 21, 272-279.

Sheehan, J.G. and Zelen, S., (1955). A level of aspiration in stutterers and nonstutterers. J. Abnorm. Soc. Psychol. 51. 83-86

Sheehan, J.G., (1958) Conflict theory of stuttering. In Eisenson, J. (ed.), Stuttering: A Symposium. New York: Harper and Row.

Sheehan, J.G., (1958). Projective studies of stuttering. J. Speech and Hearing Disorders, 23, 18-25.

The 1960's

Sheehan, J.G., Corese, P.A., and Hadley, R.G., (1962) Guilt, shame, and tension in graphic projections of stuttering. J. Speech and Hearing Disorders, 27, 129-139

Jensen, P.J., Sheehan, J.G., WIlliams, W.N., and PaPOinte, L.L. (1965) Oral sensory-perceptual integrity of stutterers. Folia Phoniatrica. 27(1):38-45.

Sheehan, J.G., and Martyn, M.M., (1966). Spontaneous recovery from stuttering. JSHR, 9, 121-135.

Sheehan, J., Hadley, R., and Gould, E., (1967). Impact of authority on stuttering, J. Abnorm. Psychol. 72, 290-293.

Gould, E and Sheehan, J. (1967) Effect of silence on stuttering. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 72(5):441-445.

Sheehan, J. and Martyn, M.M. (1967) Methodology in studies of recovery from stutering. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research. 10(2):496-499.

Sheehan, J., Martyn, M.M., and Kilburn, K.L. (1968). Speech disorders in retardation. Amer. J. Ment. Defic., 73, 251-256.

Sheehan, J.G. (1968) Stuttering as a self-role conflict. In H.H. Gregory (ed.), Leaning Theory and Stuttering Therapy. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 72-83

Biggs, B. and Sheehan, J. (1969) Punishment or distraction? Operant stuttering revisited. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 74(2):256-262

Martyn, M.M. Sheehan, J., and Slutz, K (1969) Incidence of stuttering and other speech disorders amoung the retarded. American Journal of Mental Deficiency. 74(2):206-211.

The 1970's

Sheehan, J.G. (1970). Stuttering: Research and Therapy. New York: Harper and Row.

Sheehan, J.G. and Martyn, M.M (1970). Spontaneous recovery from Stuttering. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 13, 279-289.

Sheehan, J.G., and Martyn, M.M. (1970). Stuttering and its disappearance. JSHR, 13, 279-289.

Sheehan, J.G., Martyn, M.M (1971) Therapy as seen by stutterers. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research. 14(2):445-446.

Sheehan, J G., Stuttering Behavior: A Phonetic Analysis, JCD 7(3), 1974, 193-212 1973

Dalali, I.D., Sheehan, J.G., Stuttering and Assertion Training, Journal of Communication Disorders 7(2), 1974, 97-111

Sheehan, J.G., and Lyon M.A., (1974) Role Perception in Stuttering, JCD 7(2),113-125

Sheehan, J.G. (1974). Stuttering behavior: A phonetic analysis. Journal of Communication Diosrders, 7, 193-212.

Sheehan, J.G. (1975). Conflict theory and avoidance-reduction therapy. In Eisenson, J. (ed), Stuttering: A Second Symposium. New York: Harper and Row.

Sheehan, J.G., Costev, M.S., A Reexamination of the Role of Heredity in Stuttering, JSHD 42(1), 1977, 47-59

Sheehan, J.G. and Costley, M.S. (1977) A reexamination of the role of heredity in stuttering. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders. 42(1):47-59.

Sheehan, J.G., Level of Aspiration in Female Stutterers: Changing Times?. JSHD 44(4), 1979, 479-486

Sheehan, J.G. (1979). Current issues on stuttering and recovery. In H.H. Gregory (ed), Controversies About Stuttering Therapy. Baltimore, MD: University Park Press, 175-207

The 1980's

Sheehan, J.G. (1984). Problems in the evaluation of progress and outcome. In W. Perkins (ed), Current Therapy of Communication Disorders: Stuttering Disorders. New York: Thieme-Stratton, 223-239.

Sheehan, J.G., and Sheehan, V.M., (1984). Avoidance-reduction therapy: A response-suppression hypothesis. In Perkins, W.H. (ed), Stuttering Disorders. New York: Thieme-Stratton.

  • A classic chapter on Counseling, Principles of counseling people who stutter from the Stuttering Foundation book, Effective Counseling in Stuttering Therapy edited by Jane Fraser
    added April 12, 1999
    last updated: November 9, 2010