Mental health

Related to anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts when coping with chronic invisible conditions.

Accessible Tinnitus Mobile Wellness Apps

33% of Deaf people have tinnitus (T). Half of people with T have hearing loss. Any mobile coping apps for people with T distress must be accessible for people who can’t hear spoken instructions. Accessibility includes trained speakers with deep distinct speech, visual indicators, text-based or open captioning (subtitles on). Tinnitus scientists are developing mobile …

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Undiagnosed Adult Misophonia Social Anxiety

How are social anxiety and misophonia similar? They both change a person’s social life. They’re both invisible. People are likely born with them. And they’re not something children or anybody else talks about. So people don’t usually know what they even are. Some of us born decades ago have undiagnosed adult misophonia social anxiety . …

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Tinnitus Hyperacusis Mental Health App Accessibility for Hearing Loss and Deaf Community

Scientists want to study mobile mental health apps to see what features would be the most benefit when developing apps for people distressed by tinnitus and hyperacusis. Which includes people in the “normal” hearing, hearing loss and Deaf community. It’s good news. Except it takes at least 1 to 2 years for research to get …

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