Search for dissertations about: "hearing loss"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 132 swedish dissertations containing the words hearing loss.

  1. 1. Internet Interventions for Hearing Loss : Examing rehabilitation, self-report measures and internet use for hearing-aid users

    Author : Elisabet Sundewall Thorén; Thomas Lunner; Gerhard Andersson; Marie Öberg; Jean-Pierre Gagné; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Counseling; hearing loss; hearing aids; rehabilitation of people with hearing loss; internet; outcome assessment; hearing aid satisfaction;

    Abstract : In the future, audiological rehabilitation of adults with hearing loss will be more available, personalized and thorough due to the possibilities offered by the internet. By using the internet as a platform it is also possible to perform the process of rehabilitation in a cost-effective way. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of hearing loss on traffic safety and mobility

    Author : Birgitta Thorslund; Björn Lyxell; Björn Peters; Björn Lidestam; Håkan Alm; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Hearing; Driver; Driving veh ; Behaviour; Cognition; Mental load; Eye movement; Tactile; Warning; Signal; Driver assistance system; Navigation route ; Simulator driving ; Test; Safety; 841 Road: Road user behaviour; 841 Road: Road user behaviour; Hearing loss; traffic safety; cognitive workload; tactile support; Hörselnedsättning; trafiksäkerhet; kognitiv belastning; taktilt stöd;

    Abstract : The aim of this PhD thesis was to investigate traffic safety and mobility for individuals with hearing loss (HL). Three studies were conducted: 1. a questionnaire survey aimed to evaluate differences in choice of transportation that might be related to HL, 2. READ MORE

  3. 3. Functioning and disability in adults with hearing loss : the preparatory studies in the ICF Core sets for hearing loss project

    Author : Sarah Granberg; Berth Danermark; Kerstin Möller; Claes Möller; Jerome Bickenbach; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hearing loss; adults; ICF; classification; functioning; disability; linking; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Science;

    Abstract : Hearing loss (HL) is a health condition that affects more than 360 million people worldwide. The findings from previous research point at the adverse relationship between adults with hearing loss and important aspects of everyday life such as social relations, communication and work-related tasks. READ MORE

  4. 4. The influence of music on hearing. A study in classical and rock/jazz musicians

    Author : Kim R. Kähäri; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Hearing disorders; hearing loss; tinnitus; hyperacusis; distortion; diplacusis; hearing in musicians; hearing development; psychosocial exposure; stress in musicians;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to assess hearing and hearing disorders among classical and rock/jazz musicians. Pure tone audiometry was performed in 140 classical and 139 rock/jazz musicians. READ MORE

  5. 5. Perception of disturbing sounds : Investigations of people with hearing loss and normal hearing

    Author : Åsa Skagerstrand; Stefan Stenfelt; Susanne Köbler; Stig Arlinger; Arne Leijon; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; perception; annoyance; loudness; hearing loss; Handikappvetenskap; Disability Science;

    Abstract : The present thesis concerns the daily sound environment and the human perception of the same. The sound environment affects the possibility to be active in a communication. With background noise, it may be harder to hear desired signals, and when suffering from a hearing loss, negative effects of the background noise increase. READ MORE