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Dizziness Handicap and Anxiety in Patients with BPPV and Migraines

A recent study found that significant differences in perceived handicap scores and levels of anxiety and depression exist between patients diagnosed with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and those with vestibular migraines. 

Patients with BPPV reported lower scores on the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) and Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) than patients with vestibular migraines. 

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Experiences of Patients with Hearing Loss and a Comorbid Psychiatric Diagnosis

Are you curious about the experience of hearing loss and auditory rehabilitation for your older adult patients who have a current psychiatric diagnosis? If so, you may want to read a recently published qualitative study by Emma Laird and colleagues (2020). 

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Brace for Impact: How to Help Your Struggling Pediatric Patients and Their Families

Every audiologist, regardless of his or her patient population, has faced telling parents their child has hearing loss. It may become easier to break the news with practice, but have you ever stopped to think about what might be racing through their minds? 

Topic(s): Pediatric, Psychology, mental health, Hearing Loss, depression