On the effectiveness of interventions in hearing-impaired elders: a review of findings for psychosocial wellness and quality of life

Giallini I., Inguscio B. M. S., Nicastri M., Russo F. Y., DİNÇER D'ALESSANDRO H., Cartocci G., ...More

HEARING BALANCE AND COMMUNICATION, vol.20, no.4, pp.198-205, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/21695717.2022.2088179
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts
  • Page Numbers: pp.198-205
  • Keywords: Age-related-hearing loss, rehabilitation, quality of life, psychosocial wellbeing, COMMUNICATION EDUCATION-PROGRAM, OLDER-ADULTS, CONTROLLED-TRIAL, SIGNIFICANT OTHERS, SCALE, REHABILITATION, FRAMEWORK, PEOPLE, TERM
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: Hearing loss has been the most common sensory impairment and one of the most challenging disabilities in the elderly population, with a multitude of consequences for the quality of life and psychosocial well-being. The present work was a narrative review on the effectiveness of communicative/psychosocial interventions that were designed for the elderly with hearing impairment.