Association Between Stress and Tinnitus-New Aspects

Otol Neurotol. 2019 Apr;40(4):e467-e473. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000002180.


: This contribution focuses on the relationship between stress and tinnitus. While the causal and directional pathways between these constructs continue to remain unclear, this paper uses an allostasis-based framework to discuss associations between physiological stress responses, individuals' idiosyncratic experiences of the tinnitus percept, and psychological treatment approaches.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Allostasis / physiology*
  • Humans
  • Stress, Psychological / complications*
  • Tinnitus / etiology*
  • Tinnitus / psychology*