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Using thermographic cameras to investigate eye temperature and clinical severity in depression

Maller, Jerome; George, Shefin Sam; Viswanathan, Rekha Puzhavakkathumadom; Fitzgerald, Paul B.; Junor, Paul


Previous studies suggest that altered corneal temperature may be a feature of schizophrenia, but the association between major depressive disorder (MDD) and corneal temperature has yet to be assessed. The aim of this study is to investigate whether eye temperature is different among MDD patients than among healthy individuals. We used a thermographic camera to measure and compare the temperature profile across the corneas of 16 patients with MDD and 16 age- and sex-matched healthy subjects. We...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Biomedical Optics
DOI: 10.1117/1.JBO.21.2.026001


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