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, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/21695717.2022.2088179
  • Journal Name: HEARING BALANCE AND COMMUNICATION
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts
  • 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

Abstract

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.