A Quiet World: Living with Hearing Loss

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Yale University Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 211 pages
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How do people cope with hearing loss? In this study, David Myers, who has himself suffered gradual hearing loss, explores the problems faced by the hard of hearing at home and at work and provides information on the new technology and surgical procedures available.
 

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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

Contents

2 Relationships
23
3 Communication
51
4 Support
71
5 Aids and Advice
83
6 Understanding Hearing and Its Loss
113
Exciting Developments
145
Epilogue
191
Resources for the Hard of Hearing
195
Index
205
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David G. Myers is John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College.

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