It is probably no surprise that depression and hearing loss are often linked as depression can be an unfortunate by-product of being unable to hear. When you suffer from hearing loss you can lose the ability to communicate with other people and so can become isolated. And the feeling of isolation can lead to becoming more withdrawn and introverted which in turn can lead to depression.
Withdrawing From Social Situations
Many people who suffer from hearing loss will withdraw from social situations. They can sometimes feel awkward...