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Volume 6

Tinnitus and Sound Tolerance Program at the University of Montreal’s Clinic of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Choquette and Wright tell us about The University of Montreal’s speech-language pathology and audiology clinic’s tinnitus and sound tolerance problem program added in 2015.

Thirty Years of The Neurophysiological Model of Tinnitus and Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT)

Pawel Jastreboff explores the neurophysiological model of tinnitus with the main assumption that in clinically-significant tinnitus other systems in the brain outside the auditory system are involved.

What To Tell Your Tinnitus Patients Who Want A Pill!

Although there is no clear evidence that there is a pill to treat tinnitus, this is what many sufferers want. Richard Tyler explores what to do.

Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) Results – “Tinnitus in Canada” What the Data Means for Audiologists

In the Fall of 2018, the Canadian Hearing Society was contacted by epidemiologist and researcher, Pamela Ramage-Morin, MSc, from Statistics Canada about the tinnitus data derived from the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS).

Canadian Hearing Health and Research Strategy – A Call for Action!

With the looming challenge posed by hearing disorders, it is time to open a conversation concerning the opportunity of adding an Institute on Hearing and Communication Disorders to the existing CIHR structure, so that all researchers working in the hearing field can speak with a united voice.

Toward Standardization of Tinnitus Services by Audiologists

This insightful article by Henry et al focuses on audiologists and their role in providing effective clinical services for their patients.

Why is Tinnitus Hard to Measure?

Clearly, quantifying an internal perception such as a phantom sound is not a trivial task, especially when there is no clear cause.

Tinnitus in Canada: A Call for Action

Guest editor Philippe Fournier assembles an amazing group of contributors to encourage Canadian audiologists to take action when it comes to tinnitus in Canada.

Imposing a Functional Framework on Tinnitus Spectrum Disorder

If we can properly subdivide tinnitus into homogeneous categories, and can associate these subtypes with specific brain mechanisms, then we will be on the road to devising effective therapeutic interventions.

My Uneasy Truce with Tinnitus

While there are many causes of tinnitus and scientists aren’t quite sure how it works, and therefore can’t give us a cure, there are ways to “wrestle” it to a truce.