Deafness is much, much more than not being able to hear sound. Deafness is a social issue. It is about grief, struggling in a world which no longer makes sense, coupled with loss of self esteem and confidence, eventually causing isolation. (Deafness is a very lonely place.) Here's the latest article from the Deafness site at BellaOnline.com.
Hearing loss and self esteem
Not many people realise that losing your hearing can have a major impact on your general health and in particular your mental health.
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