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					             Non-organic hearing loss

   Also called pseudohypacusis, functional hearing
    loss, psychogenic hearing loss or hysterical
    deafness, malingering.

   Maybe false or exaggerated hearing loss.

   Gender, age issues.
     Indications of non-organic hearing loss

   Inconsistent behavior and performance on tests.

   Poor test-retest reliability

   Incompatibility between PTA and SRT

   Acoustic reflexes found at very loss sensation
    levels

				
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