Hearing Loss and Social Pain

Trychin, Sam
July 2012
Hearing Loss Magazine;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p24
The article discusses social pain experienced in patients with hearing loss. It states that a person experiencing social pain experiences loosing connection to another person or group can be caused due to feeling rejected, ostracized or exclude. Persons with hearing loss are more sensitive and try to avoid social interactions and gatherings in order to escape rebuff. It concludes that family and friends should provide support in such situations in order to prevent them from getting isolated.


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