Zahra Jafari

Masoud Motasaddi Zarandy4
Shohreh Jalaie4
Saeed Malayeri3
Mohsen Taghizadeh2
4Masoud Motasaddi Zarandy
4Shohreh Jalaie
3Saeed Malayeri
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INTRODUCTION Hearing loss from birth up to the age of 3 years has a negative effect on speech/language development and results in sensory, cognitive, emotional, and academic defects in adulthood by causing delayed development of communicative-linguistic abilities. The present study was performed in order to assess the effect of early intervention on(More)
OBJECTIVE There is little information about processing of nonspeech and speech stimuli at the subcortical level in individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The auditory brainstem response (ABR) provides information about the function of the auditory brainstem pathways. We aim to investigate the subcortical function in neural(More)
BACKGROUND Aging can cause loss of balance, which may lead to physical and psychological problems. As the role of the otolith organs in maintaining postural stability has been emphasized in recent years, the present study investigated the effect of aging on saccular function using cervical vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (cVEMP). METHODS The(More)
BACKGROUND According to previous studies, most of the speech recognition disorders in older adults are theresults of deficits in audibility and auditory temporal resolution. In this paper, the effect of ageing on timecompressedspeech and auditory temporal resolution by word recognition in continuous and interrupted noisewas studied. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND The relation between the auditory steady-state response (ASSR) and behavioral audiometric thresholds requires further clarification in the case of adults with auditory neuropathy/auditory dys-synchrony (AN/AD). PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare pure-tone audiometric threshold (PTAT) and ASSR in adults with AN/AD. STUDY SAMPLE(More)
  • Mehri Jamilian, Maryam Karamali, Mohsen Taghizadeh, Nasrin Sharifi, Zahra Jafari, Mohammad Reza Memarzadeh +2 others
  • 2016
Limited data are available assessing the effects of vitamin D and evening primrose oil (EPO) administration on markers of insulin resistance and lipid concentrations in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). This study was designed to evaluate the effects of vitamin D and EPO administration on insulin resistance and lipid concentrations among women with GDM.(More)
BACKGROUND Speech perception ability depends on auditory and extra-auditory elements. The signal- to-noise ratio (SNR) is an extra-auditory element that has an effect on the ability to normally follow speech and maintain a conversation. Speech in noise perception difficulty is a common complaint of the elderly. In this study, the importance of SNR magnitude(More)
INTRODUCTION Emotional words in comparison with neutral words have different hemispheric specialization. It is assumed that the right hemisphere has a role in processing every kind of emotional word. The objective of the present study was the development of a Persian version of the dichotic emotional word test and evaluate its validation among adult Persian(More)