Psychological Reactions to Hearing Loss Rehabilitation of the individual with a hearing loss is often complicated by psychological factors. Various defenses such as denial and projection are used to cope with affects arising from disruption in auditory intake. Such affects as mourning, shame, and lowering of self-esteem are often seen. The sexual symbolism associated with ... Forum
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Psychological Reactions to Hearing Loss
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1971, Vol. 36, 382-389. doi:10.1044/jshd.3603.382
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1971, Vol. 36, 382-389. doi:10.1044/jshd.3603.382

Rehabilitation of the individual with a hearing loss is often complicated by psychological factors. Various defenses such as denial and projection are used to cope with affects arising from disruption in auditory intake. Such affects as mourning, shame, and lowering of self-esteem are often seen. The sexual symbolism associated with hearing allows understanding of some of the psychological reactions seen in patients.

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