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Can hearing loss cause depression in a young adult?

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Dr. Robert GalatzerLevy
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Hearing loss not only means that it is difficult to hear but also that many social interactions become much more complicated.
A common result of hearing loss is difficulty maintaining good relations with other people and resulting depression.

In brief: Yes

Hearing loss not only means that it is difficult to hear but also that many social interactions become much more complicated.
A common result of hearing loss is difficulty maintaining good relations with other people and resulting depression.
Dr. Robert GalatzerLevy
Dr. Robert GalatzerLevy
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Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Hearing is an important tool and an imprtant sense.
Hearing loss could lead to depression but it may be treatable. Consults with neurologists, ent, and a speech therapist to DX and treat the problem are important. Aconsult with a psychiatrist or psychologist if depression continues is recommended.

In brief: Yes

Hearing is an important tool and an imprtant sense.
Hearing loss could lead to depression but it may be treatable. Consults with neurologists, ent, and a speech therapist to DX and treat the problem are important. Aconsult with a psychiatrist or psychologist if depression continues is recommended.
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
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