- Recommendation ID
What is the clinical and cost effectiveness of psychological therapies for people who are d/Deaf or who have a severe-to-profound hearing loss and tinnitus-related distress?
- Any explanatory notes
CBT is a psychological therapy that is usually delivered to individuals with tinnitus by psychologists. However, individuals who present with tinnitus commonly see nonpsychologists (e.g. audiologists) and there are many more non-psychologists than
psychologists working in the tinnitus field. Costs could be reduced and access to CBT could be improved if appropriately trained non-psychologists were able to deliver CBT. There is currently insufficient evidence to recommend this.
Source guidance details
- Comes from guidance
- Tinnitus: assessment and management
- Date issued
- March 2020
|Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?||No|
|Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?||No|