Report of the Eriksholm Workshop on Auditory Deprivation and Acclimatization: PDF OnlyReport of the Eriksholm Workshop on Auditory Deprivation and AcclimatizationArlinger, S.; Gatehouse, S.; Bentler, R. A.; Byrne, D.; Cox, R. M.; Dirks, D. D.; Humes, L.; Neuman, A.; Ponton, C.; Robinson, K.; Silman, S.; Summerfield, A. Q.; Turner, C. W.; Tyler, R. S.; Willott, J. F.Ear and Hearing: June 1996 - Volume 17 - Issue 3 - p 87S-98S Free Abstract The terminology used in studies documenting changes in auditory performance following fitting of hearing aids has been diverse. Definitions forthe auditory deprivation effectandauditory acclimatizationare offered as a first step in rationalization. Two statements summarize current knowledge concerning auditory deprivation effects and auditory acclimatization, as well as considering the potential implications for research, field trial and clinical practice applications. Potential areas for future research are identified. (Ear & Hearing 1996;17;87S-98S) Copyright © 1996 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.