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Depression and anxiety in visually impaired older adults: an overview (summary and video)

According to the World Health Organisation 285 million people worldwide are visually impaired, of which 65% is 50 years or older. Due to an aging population in the more developed nations, the prevalence of visual impairment increases rapidly.


Date: 7 June 2013 15:08
Author: Ruth van Nispen
Organization: VU University Medical Center Amsterdam
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Content type: Presentation

Depression in Older People: Visual Impairment and Subjective Ratings of Health

Purpose: The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of depression in a sample of older adults with impaired vision and investigate associations between physical and visual disability and depression


Date: 13 September 2012 15:37
Author: Karen Hayman et al.
Organization: American Academy of Optometry
Only for Members: No
Content type: Scientific publications

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