The Relationship between Chronic Otitis Media-Induced Hearing Loss and the Acquisition of Social Skills

@article{Bidadi2008TheRB,
  title={The Relationship between Chronic Otitis Media-Induced Hearing Loss and the Acquisition of Social Skills},
  author={S. Bidadi and M. Nejadkazem and M. Naderpour},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={139},
  pages={665 - 670}
}
  • S. Bidadi, M. Nejadkazem, M. Naderpour
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
  • Objective To investigate the effects of hearing loss caused by chronic otitis media (COM) on acquiring social skills. Subjects and Methods A case-control study of 90 patients, including patients with COM, age range 15–30 years, was conducted in the otorhinolaryngology ward of Tabriz University Hospital. Social skills were assessed with a social skills questionnaire. Results Social skill scores were found to be lower in hearing-impaired COM patients compared with the control group (P < 0.001… CONTINUE READING

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