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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