Adjustment to hearing impairment II: Audiological and demographic correlates
- Supersensitive hearing. Schwade, Steve // Prevention;Aug95, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p90
Discusses hyperacusis, a condition where common sounds are perceived as unbearably loud and even painful. Theories on the perception of sounds by persons suffering from the disease; Treatment; Efforts of the Hyperacusis Network to help people with the disease.
- Audio update. Klein, Larry // Electronics Now;Jul95, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p80
Focuses on the potential hearing damage resulting from high sound levels present at school dances. Effectiveness of audiological screening tests; Founding of the Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers (HEAR); Effect of loud sound on the hearing of rock musicians.
- A recommendation to the World Health Organization. Pulec, Jack L. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Jun1998, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p443
Editorial. Focuses on the problem on hearing impairment. Information on the recommendations made to the World Health Organization regarding the issue; Findings on hearing impairment.
- Still listening...Auditory-verbal therapy for `older' children. Estabrooks, Warren // Volta Review;Summer93, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p231
Features the Auditory-Verbal Therapy Programme at North York General Hospital in Ontario. Components of auditory management; Case studies of patients; Learning building blocks.
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Spring90, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p179
Presents an abstract of the study `Auditory Deprivation,' by C. Silverman, which appeared in the 1989 issue of `Hearing Instruments' periodical.
- Now hear this! // Business News New Jersey;09/18/96, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p51
Alleges that over 20 million Americans, suffer with some form of hearing impairment, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Role played by age in hearing impairment; Details on the service Dial a Hearing Screening Test, offered by the Hunterdon Medical Center's Speech and...
- Adjustment to hearing impairment I: Description of a heterogeneous clinical population. Erdman, Sue Ann; Demorest, Marilyn E. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb1998, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p107
Examines data on adjustment to hearing impairment and its potential predictors taken from five audiology clinics. Consistency of the Communication Profile for the Hearing Impaired database; Cognitive and behavioral changes to minimize problems experienced secondary to hearing impairment;...
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Oct95, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p294
Presents an abstract of the article `Comparing Recognition of Distorted Speech Using an Equivalent Signal-to-Noise Ratio Index,' by S. Gordon-Salant, and P.J. Fitzgibbons, featured in the 1995 issue of `Journal of Speech and Hearing Research.'
- Hearing for life. Martin, Jeannett // Practice Nursing;Jan2014, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p5
The author examines age-related hearing loss and its impact on the elderly person's daily life. She looks into their inability to interact with others which may contribute to their withdrawal, isolation, and depression, among others. She suggests the early identification and efficient management...