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Co-morbidity of depression and anxiety in common age-related eye diseases: a population-based study of 662 adults

Eramudugolla, Ranmalee; Wood, Joanne; Anstey, Kaarin


This study examined the prevalence of co-morbid age-related eye disease and symptoms of depression and anxiety in late life, and the relative roles of visual function and disease in explaining symptoms of depression and anxiety. A community-based sample of 662 individuals aged over 70 years was recruited through the electoral roll. Vision was measured using a battery of tests including high and low contrast visual acuity, contrast sensitivity, motion sensitivity, stereoacuity, Useful Field of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-10-02
Type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience 5 (2013): 56/1-9
DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2013.00056


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