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Correlates of mental health disorders among children with hearing impairments.

Authors
  • Fellinger, Johannes
  • Holzinger, Daniel
  • Sattel, Heribert
  • Laucht, Manfred
  • Goldberg, David
Type
Published Article
Journal
Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2009
Volume
51
Issue
8
Pages
635–641
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2008.03218.x
PMID: 19627335
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We conclude that the increased risk of depression in those who have been teased, isolated, or maltreated is not peculiar to deafness, but the ability to make oneself understood is, and is modestly related (r=0.22-0.34) to the probability of these adverse experiences.

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