Speech in Noise Perception as a Marker of Cognitive Impairment in HIV Infection.

@article{Zhan2018SpeechIN,
  title={Speech in Noise Perception as a Marker of Cognitive Impairment in HIV Infection.},
  author={Yi Zhan and Abigail M. Fellows and Tangkai Qi and Odile Clavier and Sigfrid D. Soli and Xiudong Shi and Jiang Gui and Yuxin Shi and Jay C. Buckey},
  journal={Ear and hearing},
  year={2018},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={548-554}
}
OBJECTIVES Human immunodeficiency virus positive (HIV+) individuals report hearing difficulties, but standard audiological tests show no, or small, changes in peripheral hearing ability. The hearing complaints may reflect central nervous system (CNS) auditory processing deficits, rather than middle or inner ear problems, and may result from CNS damage due to HIV infection or treatment. If central auditory task performance and cognitive deficits in HIV+ individuals are shown to be related, then… CONTINUE READING