Illness perceptions and hearing difficulties in King-Kopetzky syndrome: What determines help seeking?

  title={Illness perceptions and hearing difficulties in King-Kopetzky syndrome: What determines help seeking?},
  author={Helen Pryce and C. Metcalfe and Amanda Hall and L. S. Claire},
  journal={International Journal of Audiology},
  pages={473 - 481}
  • Helen Pryce, C. Metcalfe, +1 author L. S. Claire
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Audiology
  • Abstract The present study explored illness perceptions of hearing difficulties amongst one hundred participants who reported experiencing hearing difficulties despite normal audiometric thresholds. This experience is referred to as King-Kopetzky syndrome (KKS), obscure auditory dysfunction (OAD), or auditory processing disorder (APD). Logistic regression was used to consider the associations between help-seeking and a range of audiological and illness perception measures. Results indicate that… CONTINUE READING
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