What is it about?
Hyperacusis is an uncommon hearing disorder, known as increased sensitivity to daily surrounding sounds. This disorder can profoundly affect people's daily activities. The studies conducted about hyperacusis are very limited in Iran. The purposes of this study are the psychometric evaluation of the Persian version of the Hyperacusis Questionnaire (PHQ) and the investigation of its prevalence.
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Why is it important?
Researchers need to use a standardized assessment tool to diagnose and assess patients' hyperacusis symptoms. Standardized assessment is essential to track patient symptoms changes over time and evaluate treatment efficacy.
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This page is a summary of: Persian Version of the Hyperacusis Questionnaire: Psychometric Evaluation and Prevalence Determination, American Journal of Audiology, July 2023, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), DOI: 10.1044/2023_aja-22-00248.
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