Eldré W Beukes

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The aim of this study was to determine whether there is a difference in the neural encoding of tones and complex sounds. Obligatory cortical auditory evoked potentials were obtained from normal hearing adults using tones and complex sounds with two stimulus durations and two inter-stimulus intervals. The response was smaller in amplitude for all of the long(More)
BACKGROUND Exposure to recreational noise, particularly music exposure, is considered one of the biggest public health hazards of our time. Some important influencing factors such as socioeconomic status, educational background, and cross-cultural perspectives have previously been found to be associated with attitudes toward loud music and the use of(More)
BACKGROUND Managing chronic tinnitus is challenging, and innovative ways to address the resulting health-care burden are required. Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) for tinnitus shows promise as a cost-effective treatment option. The feasibility and effectiveness of iCBT in the United Kingdom are yet to be explored. Furthermore, it is not(More)
INTRODUCTION Tinnitus is one of the most distressing hearing-related symptoms. Innovative ways of managing tinnitus distress and the related healthcare burden of treating tinnitus are required. An internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) intervention has been developed in Sweden to improve access to evidence-based tinnitus treatments. This study(More)
PURPOSE The primary aim of this study was to identify coping strategies used to manage problematic tinnitus situations. A secondary aim was to determine whether different approaches were related to the level of tinnitus distress, anxiety, depression, and insomnia experienced. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey design was implemented. The study(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to gain insights related to positive experiences reported by adults with tinnitus living in the United Kingdom. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey design was used in a sample of adults with tinnitus who were interested in undertaking an Internet-based intervention for tinnitus. SETTING The study was UK wide and data(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was aimed to explore perceptions of and reactions to music in young adults (18-25 years) using the theory of social representations (TSR). DESIGN The study used a cross-sectional survey design and included participants from India, Iran, Portugal, USA and UK. Data were analysed using various qualitative and quantitative methods. (More)
OBJECTIVES Specialist tinnitus services are in high demand as a result of the negative effect tinnitus may have on quality of life. Additional clinically and cost-effective tinnitus management routes are needed. One potential route is providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for tinnitus via the Internet (iCBT). This study aimed to determine the efficacy of(More)
BACKGROUND Innovative strategies are required to improve access to evidence-based tinnitus interventions. A guided Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) intervention for tinnitus was therefore developed for a U.K. POPULATION Initial clinical trials indicated efficacy of iCBT at reducing tinnitus severity and associated comorbidities such as(More)
OBJECTIVE The research objective was to identify processes that could either facilitate or hinder clinical implementation of an Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy intervention for tinnitus in the UK. This was done by exploring the research context, the intervention components and the factors that contributed to the outcomes obtained. DESIGN This(More)
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