Evaluation of Treatment Methods for Clinically Significant Tinnitus

Tinnitus Masking and Tinnitus Retraining Therapy Compared.

  1. Tinnitus Talk
    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.

    Estimated Enrollment:200
    Study Start Date:October 1999
    Study Completion Date:September 2002
    Primary Completion Date:September 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)