ERIC Number: EJ526024
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Conceptualizing and Conducting Preoperative Psychological Assessments of Cochlear Implant Candidates.
Pollard, Robert Q., Jr.
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, v1 n1 p16-28 Win 1996
This article considers the purposes of preoperative psychological assessment of cochlear implant candidates, addressing the issues of candidate selection, exclusion, and readiness. Aspects of motivation and informed consent as well as ethical issues are also considered, and specific assessment methodologies, including questionnaires, interviews, and psychological tests, are described. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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