Below is a list of selected bibliography of existing research on Deaf and hard-of-hearing health issues.
Barnett S, Franks P. Deafness and mortality: Analyses of linked data from the National Health Interview Survey and the National Death Index.(Article) Public Health Rep 1999; 114:330-336.
Barnett S, Franks P. Healthcare utilization and adults who are deaf: Relationship with age at onset of deafness. (Article) Health Serv Res 2002; 37:105-120.
Barnett S, Franks P. Telephone ownership and deaf people: Implications for telephone surveys. (Article) Am J Public Health 1999; 89:1754-1756.
Barnett S. A hearing problem. Am Fam Physician 2002; 66:911-912, 915.
Barnett S. Clinical and cultural issues in caring for deaf people. (Abstract) Fam Med 1999; 31(1):17-22.
Benderly BL. Dancing without music: Deafness in America. Garden City, NY: Anchor Press, 1980.
Berman BA, Eckhardt EA, Kleiger HB, Wong G, Lipton DS, Bastani R et al. Developing a tobacco survey for deaf youth.(Article) Am Ann Deaf 2000; 145:245-255.
Bindman AB, Grumbach K, Keane D, Lurie N. Collecting data to evaluate the effect of health policies on vulnerable populations. (Abstract)Fam Med 1993; 25:114-119.
Committee on Disabilities of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. Issues to consider in deaf and hard-of-hearing patients. (Abstract)Am Fam Physician 1997; 56:2057-2068.
Cooper AF. Deafness and psychiatric illness. (Abstract) Br J Psychiatry 1976; 129:216-226.
Ebert DA, Heckerling PS. Communication with deaf patients: Knowledge, beliefs, and practices of physicians. (Article)JAMA 1995; 273:227-229.
Gentile A. Persons with impaired hearing: United States, 1971. Vital Health Stat, Series10 (no. 101), 1975.
Harmer L. Health care delivery and deaf people: Practices, problems and recommendations for change. (Article)Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education 1999; 4:73-110.
Harvey MA. Psychotherapy with deaf and hard-of-hearing persons: A systemic model. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1989.
Healthy Living with Hearing Loss Community Committee. Healthy Living with Hearing Loss (HL2) Exploratory Task Force Report. (Report)Rochester, NY. Rochester Prevention Research Center (RPRC), University of Rochester, 2013.
Hendershot, G.E. Session on deaf respondents in health interview surveys. Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL (November 10, 1999), pages 312-313.
Holt JA. Stanford Achievement Test -- 8th edition: Reading comprehension subgroup results. (Article)Am Ann Deaf 1993; 138:172-175.
Jones EM, White AJ. Mental health and acquired hearing impairment: A review. (Abstract)Br J Audiol 1990; 24:3-9.
Lass LG, Franklin RR, Bertrand WE, Baker J. Health knowledge, attitudes, and practices of the deaf population in Greater New Orleans--A pilot study. Am Ann Deaf 1978; 123:960-967.
Lipton DS, Goldstein MF, Fahnulleh FW, Gertz EN. The interactive video-questionnaire: A new technology for interviewing deaf persons. (Article)Am Ann Deaf 1996; 141:370-378.
MacKinney TG, Walters D, Bird GL, Nattinger AB. Improvements in preventive care and communication for deaf patients: Results of a novel primary health care program. (Abstract) J Gen Intern Med 1995; 10:133-137.
McEwen E, Anton-Culver H. The medical communication of deaf patients. (Abstract)J Fam Pract 1988; 26:289-291.
Padden C, Humphries T. Deaf in America: Voices from a culture. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988.
Peinkofer JR. HIV education for the deaf, a vulnerable minority. (Article) Public Health Rep 1994; 109:390-396.
Pollard RQ. Mental health services and the deaf population: A regional consensus planning approach. JADARA 1995; 28:1-47.
Pollard RQ. Public mental health service and diagnostic trends regarding individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Rehabilitation Psychology 1994; 39:147-160.
Pollard, RQ. Cross-cultural ethics in the conduct of deafness research. Rehabilitation Psychology 1992; 37: 87-101.
Ries PW. Prevalence and characteristics of persons with hearing trouble: United States, 1990-91. (Abstract)Vital Health Stat, Series10 (no. 188), 1994
Rochester Deaf Health Task Force. Deaf Health Task Force Report. (Report) Finger Lakes Health System Agency, 2004.
Schein JD, Delk MT. Survey of health care for deaf people. The Deaf American 32:5-6,27. 1980. Washington, D.C., National Association of the Deaf.
Schroedel J. Analyzing surveys on deaf adults: Implications for survey research on persons with disabilities. (Abstract)Social Science & Medicine 1984; 19:619-627.
Steinberg A, Barnett S, Zazove P, Wiggins E. Communication when the patient is Deaf: Perspectives of clinicians and patients. (Abstract) Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston (November 15, 2000)
Steinberg A, Sullivan V, Loew R. Cultural and linguistic barriers to mental health service access: The deaf consumer's perspective. (Article)Am J Psychiatry 1998; 155(7):982-984.
Steinberg AG, Lipton DS, Eckhardt EA, Goldstein M, Sullivan VJ. The Diagnostic Interview Schedule for deaf patients on interactive video: a preliminary investigation.(Article) Am J Psychiatry 1998; 155:1603-1604.
Tamaskar P, Malia T, Stern C, Gorenflo DW, Meador HE, Zazove P. Preventive attitudes and beliefs of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. (Abstract)Arch Fam Med 2000; 9:518-525.
US Department of Health and Human Services. Prevalence and characteristics of persons with hearing trouble: United States, 1990-91. (Abstract) Vital Health Stat, Series 10 (no. 188), 1994.
Witte TN, Kuzel AJ. Elderly deaf patients' health care experiences. (Article)J Am Board Fam Pract 2000; 13:17-22.
Woodroffe T, Gorenflo DW, Meador HE, Zazove P. Knowledge and attitudes about AIDS among deaf and hard of hearing persons. (Abstract)AIDS Care 1998; 10:377-386.
Deaf Strong Hospital 2015
Seeking Deaf persons age 18 and up interested in participating in Deaf Strong Hospital, an all-day activity for first-year medical students at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry that will teach them what it feels like to be Deaf in a hearing hospital.
This is a role-reversal exercise, which means all of the doctors, receptionists, and pharmacists are Deaf and only communicate in ASL. The medical students will become patients and will have to learn how to communicate with Deaf doctors and nurses to get the health care they need. This fun and exciting event will take place at the University of Rochester Medical Center on August 28, 2015 from 8:30 to 3:30pm.
You will be paid about $50 for your participation. Free lunch and a t-shirt will also be provided to all participants.