Search for dissertations about: "hearing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 323 swedish dissertations containing the word hearing.

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

    Author : Kim R. Kähäri; Göteborgs universitet; []
    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

  3. 3. Hearing as behaviour : psychological aspects of acquired hearing impairment in the elderly

    Author : Gerhard Andersson; Uppsala universitet; []

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  4. 4. Assessment of everyday functioning for adults with hearing loss : Development of Hearing and Functioning in Everyday life Questionnaire (HFEQ)

    Author : Elin Karlsson; Elina Mäki-Torkko; Johanna Gustafsson; Sarah Granberg; Stephen Widén; Theresa H. Chisolm; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ICF; Hearing Loss; Hearing Rehabilitation; HFEQ; Instrument Development; Outcome measure; Validation;

    Abstract : Aim: The overall aim of the current thesis was to develop a self-assessmentinstrument with a focus on everyday functioning for adults with hearingloss and to investigate its psychometric properties.Methods: Three different methods were applied in the current studies; a scoping review (Study I), two quantitative studies using two different datacollection processes (Study II and IV) and a qualitative study, including anitem-generation workshop and cognitive group interviews (Study III). READ MORE

  5. 5. Hearing impairment and deafness : genetic and environmental factors - interactions - consequences : a clinical audiological approach

    Author : Per-Inge Carlsson; Erik Borg; Berth Danermark; Claes Möller; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Disability studies; hereditary hearing impairment; deafness; noise induced hearing loss; Deaf community; connexin mutations; oxidative stress genes; family history of hearing impairment; audiological rehabilitation; audiological medicine; Handikappforskning; Disability research; Handikappsforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Social sciences; Socialvetenskap; Medicinsk handikappvetenskap; Medical Disability Research;

    Abstract : OBJECTIVES - Hearing impairment (HI) can be due to genetic or environmental factors, e.g. noise. More than 50% of HI cases are thougt to be hereditary. READ MORE