Psychological assessment of multi-channel cochlear implant patients.

  title={Psychological assessment of multi-channel cochlear implant patients.},
  author={D Y Aplin},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={107 4},
  • D Y Aplin
  • Published 1993 in The Journal of laryngology and otology
The psychological effects of profound or total acquired deafness can impair cognitive and interpersonal functioning. A cochlear implant has important psychological implications for individuals and usually has a major impact on the lives of implantees and their families. Psychological assessment and monitoring has formed an integral part of the multi-channel cochlear implant programme at Manchester and contributes to team decisions made about the suitability of patients for implant and… CONTINUE READING