'There's a hell of a noise': living with a hearing loss in residential care.
Environmental and social factors are key to maximising communication opportunities for older people with hearing loss living in residential care and improvements to communication in Residential care settings could be based on changes in these with input from residents and staff.
A qualitative investigation of decision making during help-seeking for adult hearing loss
- H. Pryce, A. Hall, Ariane Laplante-Lévesque, Elizabeth Clark
- MedicineInternational Journal of Audiology
- 6 July 2016
The gaps in information reflect previous data on clinician communication and highlight the need for consistent information on a range of interventions to manage hearing loss.
An exploration of the perspectives of help-seekers prescribed hearing aids
- Elizabeth Claesen, H. Pryce
- Medicine, PsychologyPrimary Health Care Research & Development
- 30 January 2012
Service providers need to consider the psycho-social consequences of hearing-aid issue alongside audiological needs.
Auditory training and adult rehabilitation: a critical review of the evidence
Auditory Training (AT) describes a regimen of varied listening exercises designed to improve an individual’s ability to perceive speech. The theory of AT is based on brain plasticity (the capacity of…
Foundations of an intervention package to improve communication in residential care settings: A mixed methods study
Care home staff regard communication as a shared issue in hearing loss and their views about potential hearing service improvements are widely held, and the stakeholder stage identified the need for social support and dedicated staff training opportunities.
Patient preferences in tinnitus outcomes and treatments: a qualitative study
Patient preferences for individual treatments varied but were informed by the information they received, and adoption of treatments to manage tinnitus were based on a trial and error approach.
Help-seeking for medically unexplained hearing difficulties: A qualitative study
Describes of patients' experiences of the clinical encounter involving their KKS diagnosis are gathered and the themes of help-seeking are analyzed, as part of a larger study into the process of coping with medically unexplained hearing diffi culties.
Shared decision‐making in tinnitus care – An exploration of clinical encounters
A shift away from aetiology and physiological tests is needed so that tinnitus is managed as a persistent unexplained set of symptoms and a shift in focus is required to move away from the current prioritization of the biomedical treatment of tinnitis.
Tinnitus groups: A model of social support and social connectedness from peer interaction
- H. Pryce, Tiago Moutela, C. Bunker, R. Shaw
- MedicineBritish Journal of Health Psychology
- 26 August 2019
This is the first study to comprehensively explore the views of those who attend tinnitus groups and identifies the key features of support groups that facilitate social connectedness among group members.
The process of coping in King-Kopetzky Syndrome
- H. Pryce
- Medicine, Psychology
- 1 January 2006
The process of coping in King-Kopetzky syndrome is described, which involves reconciling the symptoms experienced with the information obtained from clinicians and forming a coherent concept of hearing difficulties facilitates coping.