King-Kopetzky Syndrome? A Bio-Psychosocial Approach to Adult “APD” This paper discusses the relationship between King-Kopetzky syndrome and auditory processing disorder (APD). King-Kopetzky syndrome is the term applied to adults who present for help in the presence of normal audiometric thresholds. These adults may or may not have an APD and this paper discusses the factors that influence help-seeking ... Article
Article  |   April 01, 2015
King-Kopetzky Syndrome? A Bio-Psychosocial Approach to Adult “APD”
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  • Helen Pryce
    School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, England
  • Financial Disclosure: Helen Pryce is a senior lecturer in Audiology and a clinical consultant to Sirona Community Interest Company (an NHS provider). Helen's research into King-Kopetzky syndrome was awarded funding by the Pan Bath and Swindon Primary Care Research collaborative in 2004 and 2005.
    Financial Disclosure: Helen Pryce is a senior lecturer in Audiology and a clinical consultant to Sirona Community Interest Company (an NHS provider). Helen's research into King-Kopetzky syndrome was awarded funding by the Pan Bath and Swindon Primary Care Research collaborative in 2004 and 2005.×
  • Nonfinancial Disclosure: Helen Pryce is a visiting teaching fellow at the University of Manchester, a trustee of the British Society of Audiology and a professional advisor to the British Tinnitus Association. Helen Pryce has previously published in the subject area.
    Nonfinancial Disclosure: Helen Pryce is a visiting teaching fellow at the University of Manchester, a trustee of the British Society of Audiology and a professional advisor to the British Tinnitus Association. Helen Pryce has previously published in the subject area.×
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Article   |   April 01, 2015
King-Kopetzky Syndrome? A Bio-Psychosocial Approach to Adult “APD”
SIG 6 Perspectives on Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics, April 2015, Vol. 19, 22-31. doi:10.1044/hhd19.1.22
SIG 6 Perspectives on Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics, April 2015, Vol. 19, 22-31. doi:10.1044/hhd19.1.22

This paper discusses the relationship between King-Kopetzky syndrome and auditory processing disorder (APD). King-Kopetzky syndrome is the term applied to adults who present for help in the presence of normal audiometric thresholds. These adults may or may not have an APD and this paper discusses the factors that influence help-seeking and what is known about audiological diagnosis and management.

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