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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, Amy, Joann P. Reinhardt, and Gary J. Kennedy. 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, Amy, Joann P. Reinhardt, and Gary J. Kennedy
Volume & Issue
Volume 13, Issue 3
Pages
180-7
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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