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Performance of the Tinnitus Functional Index as a diagnostic instrument in a UK clinical population (2017)
Journal Article
Fackrell, K., Hall, D. A., Barry, J. G., & Hoare, D. J. (2018). Performance of the Tinnitus Functional Index as a diagnostic instrument in a UK clinical population. Hearing Research, 358, doi:10.1016/j.heares.2017.10.016. ISSN 0378-5955

Objectives: The Tinnitus Functional Index (TFI) has been optimised as a diagnostic tool for quantifying the functional impact of tinnitus in US veteran and civilian groups. However, the TFI has not been evaluated for use in other English-speaking cl... Read More

Hyperacusis questionnaire as a tool for measuring hypersensitivity to sound in a tinnitus research population (2015)
Journal Article
Fackrell, K., Fearnley, C., Hoare, D. J., & Sereda, M. (in press). Hyperacusis questionnaire as a tool for measuring hypersensitivity to sound in a tinnitus research population. BioMed Research International, 2015, doi:10.1155/2015/290425. ISSN 2314-6133

Hypersensitivity to external sounds is often comorbid with tinnitus and may be significant for adherence to certain types of tinnitus management. Therefore, a clear measure of sensitivity to sound is important. The aim of this study was to evaluate t... Read More

Psychometric properties of the Tinnitus Functional Index (TFI): assessment in a UK research volunteer population (2015)
Journal Article
Fackrell, K. L., Hall, D. A., Barry, J. G., & Hoare, D. J. (2016). Psychometric properties of the Tinnitus Functional Index (TFI): assessment in a UK research volunteer population. Hearing Research, 335, doi:10.1016/j.heares.2015.09.009. ISSN 0378-5955

Objectives Questionnaires are essential for measuring tinnitus severity and intervention-related change but there is no standard instrument used routinely in research settings. Most tinnitus questionnaires are optimised for measuring severity but... Read More