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August 1992

Tinnitus: Diagnosis/Treatment

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Rochester, NY

Arch Neurol. 1992;49(8):797-798. doi:10.1001/archneur.1992.00530320017003

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This treatise on tinnitus, divided into five sections, presents a detailed history of tinnitus research, a thorough analysis of the mechanisms of tinnitus, a review and explication of a new diagnostic battery, evaluation of current and suggested new treatment procedures, and a perspective on the future. It is offered as an introductory text on the symptoms of tinnitus for use by professionals involved in the care of those who present subjective idiopathic tinnitus. The research and clinical findings reported should prove of great value to those involved in, or those contemplating, research on tinnitus. Additionally, those conducting training programs in otolaryngology, audiology, neurology, and psychology will find this textbook a valuable resource.

The extensive coverage begins with a detailed accounting of the precursors to modern day understanding of the phenomenon and carefully leads one through the basic science underlying tinnitus; early and current auditory system and tinnitus models; psychophysical and

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