Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder. It is the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment.
A study has recently been conducted at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary looking into the effects of a lack of sound exposure on mice. The study has found that a continuous lack of exposure to sound is associated with permanent hearing loss in mice. Conductive hearing loss may be temporary, however it can cause sound deprivation and may reoccur for a number of reasons. If left untreated, chronic conductive hearing loss—which can be caused by … [Read more...]