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Comment & Response
August 2014

Regarding Review of Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Author Affiliations
  • 1Family Focused Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, Dallas

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JAMA Pediatr. 2014;168(8):778-779. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.605

To the Editor Theunissen and colleagues1 undertook a challenging task in their review of literature examining psychopathology in children and adolescents who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Results section of their review spoke to the complex role that language modality (eg, spoken compared with sign language) plays regarding the prevalence of psychopathology.

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