1Department of Vision and Hearing Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom
2National Institute for Health Research [NIHR], Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, Ropewalk House, Nottingham, United Kingdom
3Otology and Hearing Group, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
4Vision and Eye Research Unit, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom
5Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, USA
6Linnaeus Centre HEAD, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Department of Behavioral Science and Learning, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
7Audiology India, Mysore, Karnataka, India
8Department of Speech and Hearing, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Karnataka, India
9Department of Behavioral Sciences and Learning, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
10Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
This article presents independent research not from any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors. Anglia Ruskin, Lamar and Linköping Universities, and NIHR supported the undertaking of this study, but the views expressed are those of the authors and not of these institutions. No conflicts of interest are declared.
All authors conceived and designed this study. GA developed the Swedish original iCBT intervention for tinnitus together with Viktor Kaldo, EB developed this version for use in the United Kingdom, carried out the study, and analyzed the data. The article was drafted by EB and critically revised and approved by all authors.
Received September 28, 2016; accepted August 21, 2017.
Address for correspondence: Eldré W. Beukes, Department of Vision and Hearing Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge CB1 1PT, United Kingdom. E-mail: [email protected]