The 3,073 study participants were assessed using eight tests of cognitive function after first "passing" a hearing handicap
inventory, a depression scale, and the Telephone dlnterview of Cognitive Status to ensure their functional status.
We evaluated performance on an objective measure of speech perception in noise (QuickSIN) and a on a subjective, self-report, hearing handicap
questionnaire (APHAB) of a group of 22 individuals with unilateral, moderate to severe, sensory hearing impairment.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Task Force on the Definition of Hearing Handicap
Questionnaires included the Hearing Handicap
Inventory (HHI) for the Elderly-Screening Version (HHIE-S) , Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) [21-22], and Tinnitus and Hearing Survey (THS) .
They found that he has a slight mental health disorder, learning difficulties, a slight hearing handicap
and that he is mentally incapacitated.
For hearing handicap
assessment, the frequency combinations of 1, 2 and 4 kHz were assumed.
But despite her hearing handicap
Sukie was determined that the tinnitus would not affect her social life and enjoyment in pubs and clubs but especially her passion for dancing.
The Hearing Handicap
Inventory for the Elderly is a widely used screening questionnaire.
Psychological and somatic distress in relation to perceived hearing disability, hearing handicap
, and hearing measurements.
As for her hearing handicap
, for Evelyn it's a case of "what handicap?
The classes of the hearing handicap
were determined according to the ISO regulations (3).
Ventry and Weinstein (1983) developed a screening protocol, the Hearing Handicap
Inventory for the Elderly (HHIE-S), which identifies elderly persons who perceive that they may experience problems in their daily lives as a result of their hearing loss.