Corpus ID: 341216

Psychometric adequacy of the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) for evaluating treatment outcome.

  title={Psychometric adequacy of the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) for evaluating treatment outcome.},
  author={C. Newman and S. Sandridge and G. Jacobson},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  volume={9 2},
  • C. Newman, S. Sandridge, G. Jacobson
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Audiology
  • This study assessed the test-retest reliability/repeatability and 95 percent confidence intervals (CIs) of the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) and developed categories for classifying self-perceived tinnitus handicap severity. Twenty-nine adults with tinnitus as their primary auditory complaint served as subjects. The THI was administered on two occasions (mean interval 20 days) using a paper-pencil format. Results support the contention that the THI is psychometrically robust. Specifically… CONTINUE READING
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    InterventionBehavioral, Other
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