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Br J Audiol. 1980 Aug;14(3):76-85.

Social and psychological implications of acquired deafness for adults of employment age.

Abstract

This is a summary report of the major findings of a study designed to examine the social and psychological implications of acquired deafness for adults of employment age, issued with a National Health Service hearing aid between 1970 and 1976 in the Greater London Area. Acquired deafness, long after rehabilitation, was found to cause considerable and serious personal unhappiness.

PMID:
7417728
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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