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Listening Problems and Mental Health: Can Auditory Processing Problems Cause Depression?

What is Auditory processing disorder?   Auditory processing disorder (APD), sometimes referred to as CAPD (Central Auditory Processing Disorder), is an auditory perception disorder. APD is an umbrella term for a variety of different disorders that affect the brain’s function to process auditory information. Due to the impaired brain function, individuals impacted by processing disorders…

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Hearing in Background Noise: Evaluation Performance with Speech In Noise Testing

Perhaps the largest area of difficulty for individuals with hearing loss is understanding speech in background noise.  However, your ability to understand speech with hearing aids in a noisy environment shouldn’t be a mystery. Audiologists have had a way to estimate your level of performance in these environments for years.   Evaluating Performance in Background…

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