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Citation:  Jelleberg, C. & Martz, E. (2018). Vocational implications of tinnitus: Considerations for rehabilitation professionals. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 49 (2), 241-250.
Title:  Vocational implications of tinnitus: Considerations for rehabilitation professionals
Authors:  Jelleberg, C. & Martz, E.
Year:  2018
Journal/Publication:  Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Publisher:  IOS Press
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Peer-reviewed?  No
NIDILRR-funded?  Not reported

Structured abstract:

Purpose:  The purpose of this article is to provide information about tinnitus to rehabilitation counselors and rehabilitation professionals and to discuss the possible impact of tinnitus on employment.
Conclusions:  While the research on psychological aspects of tinnitus and on psychological interventions is expanding rapidly, little research has been publication about the kinds of accommodations that may be useful for tinnitus. This article will focus on the vocational implications of tinnitus and will provide suggestions to help rehabilitation counselors and allied-health professionals assist individuals with tinnitus in the context of work settings.

Disabilities served:  Hearing impairment
Interventions:  Accommodations
Vocational rehabilitation
Accommodations / modifications
Outcomes:  Full-time employment