A Three-arm, Single-blind, Randomized Controlled Trial Examining the Effects of Notched Music Therapy, Conventional Music Therapy, and Counseling on Tinnitus
Patorn Piromchai, Chompunut Srisukhumchai, Pornthep Kasemsiri, Patravoot Vatanasapt, Panida Thanawirattananit, Nichtima Chayaopas, Somchai Srirompotong, Kwanchanok Yimtae
OTOLOGY & NEUROTOLOGY | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2021
OBJECTIVE: To compare the efficacy of three common interventions for tinnitus patients: notched music therapy, conventional music therapy, and counseling. STUDY DESIGN: Randomized, single-blinded, controlled, three-arm trial. METHOD: This study was conducted from January 2018 to January 2019. Eligible subjects were randomized into three groups. The first group received notched music therapy (n = 25), the second received conventional music therapy (n = 24), and the third received counseling only (n = 26). The three groups did not differ in terms of demographic data including age, sex, tinnitus duration, affected side, hearing level, side of tinnitus, and frequency of tinnitus. The patients we..View full abstract
Awarded by Khon Kaen University, Faculty of Medicine, Thailand
This study was funded by a grant from the Khon Kaen University, Faculty of Medicine, Thailand (Grant Number IN61202).