Modern Schoolchildren's Passion for Headphones and Earphones. What are the Consequences?

Irina A. Ignatova
2015 Journal of Siberian Federal University  
The paper focuses on the identification of factors affecting the manifestation of hearing loss among schoolchildren. These are the state of the mucous membrane of the upper respiratory tract, their age, anxiety and stress, amount of time spent on watching TV aday (listening to loud music and using head/ earphones). Using mathematical method of correlation adaptometry the authors revealed the significant correlations between the detected peculiarities of hearing loss pathology among
more » ... among schoolchildren (form and severity of hearing loss) and their age, somatic and neurological status, as well as the degree of psychic and emotional stress. The data may be useful for psychologists, otorhinolaryngologists, audiologists, pediatricians.
doi:10.17516/1997-1370-2015-8-9-1911-1918 fatcat:77mele7invaqnp2p5mit2wlsdu