Hearing loss and depressive symptoms in elderly patients
Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 04/25/2012
Boi R et al. – The benefits of digital hearing aids in relation to depressive symptoms, general health and social interactivity, but also in the caregiver – patient relationship, were clearly shown in the study. The elderly without cognitive decline and no substantial functional deficits should be encouraged to use hearing aids to improve their quality of life.