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dc.contributor.author Speegle, Martha Gayle en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-19T19:54:25Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-19T19:54:25Z
dc.date.issued 2010-07-19
dc.date.submitted January 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-10568 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/4862
dc.description.abstract Hearing loss can adversely affect a marital relationship when a person becomes deafened after the marriage or commitment to cohabitate. This population is growing more quickly than hearing loss professionals had anticipated. Scores of military personnel are returning from deployment with permanent hearing loss. Loud music and environmental noise are rapidly taking their toll on the Baby Boomer generation and those following them.This paper discusses the problems that hearing loss imposes on relationship: Lack of counseling services, grief and loss, intimacy, crisis, co-morbidity, communication, careers, abuse, dependence and co-dependence. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Cobb, Norman en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Social Work en_US
dc.title How Adult Acquired Hearing Loss Affects Marital Satisfaction en_US
dc.type M.S. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Cobb, Norman en_US
dc.degree.department Social Work en_US
dc.degree.discipline Social Work en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level masters en_US
dc.degree.name M.S. en_US
dc.identifier.externalLink https://www.uta.edu/ra/real/editprofile.php?onlyview=1&pid=371
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