Behavioral Intervention in Tinnitus Management


Schmidt, C. J., & Henry, J. A. (2018). Behavioral intervention in tinnitus management. Journal of Health Service Psychology, 44, 15–18.


Tinnitus is the presence of ringing or buzzing in the ears or head. Between 10% and 15% of Americans have some degree of tinnitus. There is no cure for tinnitus, which is a symptom of other problems, not a disease itself. Progressive tinnitus management, an intervention developed over the last 22 years, is described. CBT for tinnitus is a component of the intervention program.


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