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The Tinnitus Functional Index: Development of a New Clinical Measure for Chronic, Intrusive Tinnitus
Objectives: Chronic subjective tinnitus is a prevalent condition that causes significant distress to millions of Americans. Effective tinnitus treatments are urgently needed, but evaluating them isExpand
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Outcomes of clinical trial: tinnitus masking versus tinnitus retraining therapy.
A controlled clinical study was conducted to evaluate prospectively the clinical efficacy of tinnitus masking (TM) and tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) in military veterans having clinicallyExpand
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The Perceived Severity of Tinnitus: Some Observations Concerning a Large Population of Tinnitus Clinic Patients
Detailed information about tinnitus was obtained from over 1800 patients attending a tinnitus clinic. Patients rated their tinnitus severity on a scale from 1 to 10 and also provided informationExpand
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Tinnitus: clinical measurement.
Clinical measurement of tinnitus is necessary for (1) establishing adequate diagnostic information, (2) selection of appropriate treatment, and (3) quantitative documentation of treatment effects.Expand
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Clinical trial to compare tinnitus masking and tinnitus retraining therapy
Conclusion: Both tinnitus masking (TM) and tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) can be effective therapies for amelioration of tinnitus. TM may be more effective for patients in the short term, but withExpand
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Pathophysiology of tinnitus: a special case--hyperacusis and a proposed treatment.
  • J. Vernon
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of otology
  • 1987
The occurrence of hyperacusis is rare. In our Tinnitus Clinic, where more than 4,000 patients have been seen, hyperacusis has been seen only four times. Treatment of hyperacusis has been aExpand
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Echolocation: discrimination of targets by the bat, Eptesicus fuscus.
Bats of the species Eptesicus fuscus learned to discriminate differences in the size of targets, the shape of targets, and the distance to targets by means of sonar. Eptesicus can detect differencesExpand
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Attributes of tinnitus and the acceptance of masking.
Various characteristics of tinnitus were surveyed to determine whether they were associated with the acceptance of masking, which is used as a relief procedure for tinnitus. The characteristicsExpand
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Attributes of tinnitus that may predict temporomandibular joint dysfunction.
A collection of 1002 patients with severe tinnitus, drawn from the Tinnitus Data Registry, were retrospectively surveyed to determine which traits or attributes of tinnitus could indicate theExpand
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