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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

Reference

Title
Major and Subthreshold Depression Among Older Adults Seeking Vision Rehabilitation Services
Publication
American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Publication Date
2005
Authors
Horowitz A, Reinhardt J, Kennedy G
Volume & Issue
Volume 13, Issue 3
Pages
180-7
URL
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