Tinnitus and the prevalence of co-morbid psychological stress.

  title={Tinnitus and the prevalence of co-morbid psychological stress.},
  author={Adeyi A Adoga and Agida Samuel Adoga and James T Obindo},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  volume={17 1},
BACKGROUND Tinnitus is a symptom of unknown pathophysiology with few therapeutic measures and may present with co-morbid psychological stresses necessitating psychiatric treatment. This study aims at determining the prevalence of depression and anxiety in tinnitus sufferers in our environment. METHOD This is a one year (April 2006 March 2007) prospective study of out-patients presenting with tinnitus to our Ear, Nose and Throat clinic who were administered the Hospital Anxiety and Depression… CONTINUE READING