Coping with tinnitus

Having a chronic impairment can be stressful and can trigger multiple psychological reactions related to loss of functioning, physical discomfort, and unwanted change | Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development

This narrative article on coping with tinnitus has four primary objectives.

  • First, theoretical perspectives about defining and categorizing coping are discussed.
  • Second, an overview of the empirical research on coping with tinnitus is provided, focusing on how coping with tinnitus has been measured and on the trends that were found in research on coping with tinnitus.
  • Third, the problems related to the current state of research on coping with tinnitus are highlighted.
  • Fourth, suggestions are provided on ways that researchers can improve research on coping with tinnitus.

Full reference: Martz, E. & Henry, J.A. (2016) Coping with tinnitus. Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development. Vol. 53 (no. 06) pp. 729 -742.

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