How Adult Acquired Hearing Loss Affects Marital Satisfaction

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Title: How Adult Acquired Hearing Loss Affects Marital Satisfaction
Author: Speegle, Martha Gayle
Abstract: Hearing loss can adversely affect a marital relationship when a person becomes deafened after the marriage or commitment to cohabitate . This population is growing more quickly than hearing loss professionals had anticipated . Scores of military personnel are returning from deployment with permanent hearing loss . Loud music and environmental noise are rapidly taking their toll on the Baby Boomer generation and those following them .This paper discusses the problems that hearing loss imposes on relationship : Lack of counseling services , grief and loss , intimacy , crisis , co -morbidity , communication , careers , abuse , dependence and co -dependence .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /4862
Date: 2010-07-19

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How Adult Acquired Hearing Loss Affects Marital Satisfaction. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /4862 .

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