A Quiet World: Living with Hearing Loss

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Thorndike Press, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 287 pages
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Some 28 million people in America and 350 million people worldwide live with hearing loss. How do these people and their families cope? What are their experiences of pain, humor and hope? What support do medicine and technology now offer them, and what is on the horizon? In this engaging and practical book, David Myers, who has himself suffered hearing loss, explores these questions. Drawing on both his own experiences and his expertise as a social psychologist, Myers recounts how he has coped with hearing loss and how he has incorporated technological aids into his life.

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A quiet world: living with hearing loss

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In this gentle, insightful, and moving book, psychologist Myers (The Pursuit of Happiness: Who Is Happy and Why) describes his personal experience with gradual hearing loss--a common symptom of aging ... Read full review

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David G. Myers is John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College.

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