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Mixed feelings about living with tinnitus: A qualitative study
Linköping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-4753-6745
Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
2008 (English)In: Audiological Medicine, ISSN 1651-386X, E-ISSN 1651-3835, Vol. 6, no 1, 48-54 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The aim of this qualitative study was to interview a group of tinnitus patients (n = 7) who were or had been involved in psychological treatment for their tinnitus. Following semi-structured interviews all conversations were transcribed and later categorized using methods inspired by grounded theory. Results revealed a higher order concept labelled ‘Mixed feelings about living with tinnitus’. Three descriptive categories were derived: 1) Consequences; 2) Treatment experiences; and 3) Tinnitus identity. Results are discussed in relation to the literature on tinnitus, and the future application of qualitative methods in tinnitus research is encouraged.

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2008. Vol. 6, no 1, 48-54 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-42405DOI: 10.1080/16513860801899355Local ID: 63719OAI: diva2:263261
Available from: 2009-10-10 Created: 2009-10-10 Last updated: 2014-11-28Bibliographically approved

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