Is psychological status a determinant of speech perception outcomes in highly selected good adolescent cochlear implant users?

@article{Yucel2007IsPS,
  title={Is psychological status a determinant of speech perception outcomes in highly selected good adolescent cochlear implant users?},
  author={Esra Yucel and Gonca Sennaroğlu},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2007},
  volume={71 9},
  pages={1415-22}
}
OBJECTIVE The main purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between the speech perception skills and state-trait anxiety in cochlear implant user adolescents who were highly selected good candidates. The impact of preoperative speech perception ability on postoperative speech perception and state-trait anxiety status were also examined. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The subjects for this study were 25 consecutively chosen congenitally profoundly deaf adolescents (12 boys, 13 girls) who… CONTINUE READING