Negative consequences of uncorrected hearing loss—a review

@article{Arlinger2003NegativeCO,
  title={Negative consequences of uncorrected hearing loss—a review},
  author={Stig Arlinger},
  journal={International Journal of Audiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={42},
  pages={17 - 20}
}
  • S. Arlinger
  • Published 1 January 2003
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • International Journal of Audiology
Hearing loss gives rise to a number of disabilities. Problems in recognizing speech, especially in difficult environments, give rise to the largest number of complaints. Other kinds of disabilities may concern the reduced ability to detect, identify and localize sounds quickly and reliably. Such sounds may be warning or alarm signals, as well as music and birds singing. The communicative disability affects both hearing-impaired people and other people in their environment—family members, fellow… 
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