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Positive experiences related to living with tinnitus: A cross ‐sectional survey

ConclusionsThis study has identified that personal development and a positive outlook is possible despite experiencing tinnitus. Ways to facilitate positive experiences related to tinnitus should be promoted, as these may reduce the negative consequences associated with tinnitus.The most prevalent positive theme was the ability to cope with tinnitus. Positive experiences were also drawn from having clinical and other support networks. This highlights the importance of providing tinnitus interventions that can assist people in coping with tinnitus, particularly to those less likely to relate tinnitus to any positive experiences. Those most likely to be helped include those who are older with greater cognitive difficulties and a greater hearing disability.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Clinical Otolaryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

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