Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/4372
Title: Tinnitus and Hyperacusis
Contributor(s): Tyler, Richard S (author); Noble, William G  (author); Coelho, Claudia (author); Haskell, George (author); Bardia, Aditya (author)
Publication Date: 2009
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/4372
Abstract: Tinnitus and hyperacusis are two of the more challenging issues in audiology, Patients can be desperate, and there are no cures. Nonetheless, several forms of treatment are available, and audiologists possess a good educational foundation to provide the diagnosis and management of tinnitus and hyperacusis based on their knowledge of hearing loss, hearing measurement, and rehabilitation. We advocate a flexible approach, as appropriate, that includes collaboration with informed psychologists and physicians. Tinnitus has been defined by McFadden (1982) as follows: • A perception of sound (it must be heard) • Involuntary (not produced intentionally) • Originates in the head (not an externally produced sound) Hyperacusis docs not have a single widely accepted definition. Hyperacusis can involve perceptions and reactions of loudness, annoyance, and fear to acoustic stimuli. The link between the two conditions is not clear, but Tyler and Conrad-Armes (1983) noted that tinnitus is often accompanied by hyperacusis, and many current sound therapy protocols treat tinnitus and hyperacusis in parallel.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Handbook of Clinical Audiology, p. 726-742
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Place of Publication: Philadelphia, USA
ISBN: 078178106X
9780781781060
Field of Research (FOR): 110321 Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl Physiotherapy)
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 920107 Hearing, Vision, Speech and Their Disorders
HERDC Category Description: B3 Chapter in a Revision/New Edition of a Book
Other Links: http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0817/2008019853.html
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an43064397
http://books.google.com.au/books?id=OsfWPAAACAAJ
Statistics to Oct 2018: Visitors: 232
Views: 286
Downloads: 0
Appears in Collections:Book Chapter

Files in This Item:
2 files
File Description SizeFormat 
Show full item record

Page view(s)

50
checked on May 3, 2019
Google Media

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in Research UNE are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.