A comparison between parents of children with cochlear implants and parents of children with hearing aids regarding parental distress and treatment expectations.

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OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to compare the parents of children with a hearing aid (HA) and children with a cochlear implant (CI) regarding their psychological distress, their expectations from treatment, their family climate, and the way they first obtained information on HA/CI. METHODS 154 parents (return quota 41%; 81 mothers and 73… (More)

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@article{Spahn2003ACB, title={A comparison between parents of children with cochlear implants and parents of children with hearing aids regarding parental distress and treatment expectations.}, author={Claudia Spahn and Bernhard Richter and Thorsten Burger and Erwin L{\"{o}hle and Michael Wirsching}, journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology}, year={2003}, volume={67 9}, pages={947-55} }