Behavioral Models of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis in Animals

  title={Behavioral Models of Tinnitus and Hyperacusis in Animals},
  author={Sarah H. Hayes and Kelly E. Radziwon and Daniel J. Stolzberg and Richard J. Salvi},
  journal={Frontiers in Neurology},
The phantom perception of tinnitus and reduced sound-level tolerance associated with hyperacusis have a high comorbidity and can be debilitating conditions for which there are no widely accepted treatments. One factor limiting the development of treatments for tinnitus and hyperacusis is the lack of reliable animal behavioral models of these disorders. Therefore, the purpose of this review is to highlight the current animal models of tinnitus and hyperacusis, and to detail the advantages and… 

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