Depression, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and dementia are just some of the serious comorbidities associated with hearing loss
This white paper, Hearing Loss and Associated Comorbidities: What Do We Know?, by Harvey Abrams, Ph.D., explores the wide-ranging physical and psychological impacts of hearing loss and suggests ways hearing healthcare professionals can talk with their patients about them.
Dr. Abrams has served in a number of academic, clinical, research, consultative, and administrative capacities within the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, academia, and private industry. He currently serves as a Senior Research Consultant to Starkey Hearing Technologies, the Hearing Industries Association, and the Better Hearing Institute. Dr. Abrams also instructs AuD students at the University of South Florida and the University of Florida.