Accession Number:

ADA142412

Title:

Noise as a Public Health Problem: Proceedings of the International Congress (4th) Held at Turin (Italy) on June 21-25, 1983. Volume 1.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept.,

Corporate Author:

TURIN UNIV (ITALY) DEPT OF AUDIOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

726.0

Abstract:

The program for the conference was organized around the following eight working groups 1 Noise-induced hearing loss, 2 noise and communication, 3 nonauditory physiological effects induced by noise, 4 influence of noise on performance and behavior, 5 noise-disturbed sleep, 6 community response to noise, 7 noise and animals, and 8 noise and other agents physical and chemical. Each group provided a broad review of research in their respective area followed by invited papers on recent advances. At the end of each session either the chairman or a designated individual summarized the session and proposed directions for further study. Additional papers not falling under the above categories were presented in a separate session. Topics in this group included noise measurement, noise reduction, and expense of controlling noise.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE