Silver Book Fact
In a study of new applicants for recent vision loss rehabilitative services, 7% had current major depression and 26.9% met the criteria for subthreshold depression.
Horowitz A, Reinhardt J, Kennedy G. Major and Subthreshold Depression Among Older Adults Seeking Vision Rehabilitation Services. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2005; 13(3): 180-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=15728748&dopt=AbstractPlus