Psychosocial correlates of hearing aid adjustment.

  title={Psychosocial correlates of hearing aid adjustment.},
  author={Patricia B. Kricos and Sue Ann Erdman and Gene W. Bratt and David W. Williams},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  volume={18 4},
Despite considerable evidence regarding the detrimental effects of untreated hearing loss, there continues to be an underutilization of hearing aids by adults. The Long Term Follow-Up of Patients in the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders/Veterans Affairs (NIDCD/VA) Hearing Aid Clinical Trial (Cooperative Studies Program [CSP] 418-A) provided the opportunity to compare a number of potential psychosocial influences and outcomes for hearing aid users and nonusers from… CONTINUE READING


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