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Deafness

  • By: Richard K. Ogden
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Deafness refers to the loss of a portion or all of the sense of hearing. This is the pathological definition and should not be confused with the term “Deaf” which is always capitalized and defines the culture of persons who cannot ...

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