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Audiology Viewmont Audiology Dr. Gordon L. Fletcher, Au.D. 336 10th Avenue ne • hickory nc 828-322-4327 Dr. Gordon L. Fletcher, Au.D. Question: How does hearing loss affect someone psychologically? Answer: Untreated hearing loss may have serious negative psychological effects. Some are more common than others. These include: Shame, guilt and anger Embarrassment Problems concentrating Sadness or depression Worry and frustration Anxiety and suspiciousness Insecurity Self-criticism and low self-esteem/self-conﬁdence Untreated hearing loss can also make the person irritable and less tolerant towards other people. Some people have been known to become paranoid.