Tinnitus. A Multidisciplinary Approach. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 2329387
  • Book
  • 324 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Tinnitus: A Multidisciplinary Approach provides a broad account of tinnitus and hyperacusis, detailing the latest research and developments in clinical management, incorporating insights from audiology, otology, psychology, psychiatry and auditory neuroscience. It promotes a collaborative approach to treatment that will benefit patients and clinicians alike.

The second edition has been thoroughly updated and revised in line with the very latest developments in the field and contains new material including three new chapters on tinnitus and hyperacusis in childhood, emerging treatments and special populations. It also offers the addition of appendices detailing treatment protocols for use in an audiology and psychology context respectively.

Tinnitus provides the core information required by both audiology students and practitioners, and is a valuable reference for otologists, psychologists, psychiatrists and counselors.

Updated and revised edition with 40% new material

Focus on a collaborative approach to treatment

Internationally renowned team of authors

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Foreword vii

Preface ix

1 Introduction 1

2 Prevalence and natural history 7

3 Anatomy and physiology 18

4 Mechanisms of tinnitus 29

5 Medical models of tinnitus 43

6 Objective correlates of tinnitus 67

7 Consequences and moderating factors 81

8 Psychological models of tinnitus 102

9 The Jastreboff neurophysiological model 110

10 How tinnitus is perceived and measured 114

11 Self–report and interview measures of tinnitus severity and impact 122

12 Hyperacusis 133

13 Traditional treatments 148

14 Tinnitus retraining therapy 168

15 A cognitive behavioural treatment programme 175

16 Emerging treatment approaches 191

17 Complementary medicine approaches to tinnitus 200

18 Tinnitus and hyperacusis in childhood and adolescence 208

19 Special populations 215

20 A multidisciplinary synthesis 221

Appendix 1 A treatment protocol for use in primary care, audiology and otolaryngology 225

Appendix 2 Cognitive behaviour therapy 237

References 243


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Overall, this book is a well presented, user–friendly text for those working in, or looking to develop their knowledge and understanding of tinnitus.   (ENT & audiology news, 1 October 2013)

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