Review of foreign studies on the impact of cochlear implantation on the quality of life of persons with hearing impairment

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Abstract

The article is devoted to the review of foreign studies on the impact of cochlear implantation on the quality of life of persons with hearing impairment. The results of the work of American, Australian, Italian, Romanian, Israeli scientists indicate a significant improvement in auditory perception after cochlear implant surgery, which has the most positive impact on the quality of life of patients of different ages (children, adolescents, adults, the elderly). The article also considers additional parameters that affect the quality of life, such as the possibility of participation in social life, financial well-being, psychological characteristics (attitude to oneself and one’s impairment, anxiety, ability to protect one’s interests), etc.

General Information

Keywords: quality of life, hearing impairment, cochlear implantation

Journal rubric: Psychology of Special and Inclusive Education

Article type: review article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/jmfp.2021100208

For citation: Kornienko A.A. Review of foreign studies on the impact of cochlear implantation on the quality of life of persons with hearing impairment [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2021. Vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 79–85. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2021100208. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Aleksandra A. Kornienko, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor of the Department of Special Psychology and Rehabilitation, Psychological Studies, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6814-847X, e-mail: shurevna@mail.ru

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