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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.

336 10TH AVENUE NE, HICKORY, NC 28601

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