The investigators propose to evaluate two different approaches to the alleviation of tinnitus symptoms by comparing changes from baseline performance on the Tinnitus Severity Index. They propose to provide an unbiased evaluation of competing methodologies. The design is one in which pairs of prospective subjects are randomly assigned to one of two treatment groups. Changes in group performance will be compared for selected measures.
Study Start Date:October 1999
Study Completion Date:September 2002
Primary Completion Date:September 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Evaluation of Treatment Methods for Clinically Significant Tinnitus
Tinnitus Masking and Tinnitus Retraining Therapy Compared.