2010
DOI: 10.1590/s1809-48722010000400011 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: Introduction:Hearing loss causes difficulties in speech understanding, which leads away from the family and social environment. This isolation may be associated with depressive disorders. Type of study: clinical prospective. Objective:To determine the association between hearing loss and depression in a group of non-institutionalized elderly. Method:The sample consisted of individuals aged over 60 years, undergoing complete audiological evaluation and screening for depressive symptoms with the Geriatric Depres… Show more

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