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Impacts of impaired face perception on social interactions and quality of life in age-related macular degeneration: A qualitative study and new community resources

Lane, Jo; Rohan, Emilie; SABETI, Faran; Essex, Rohan; Maddess, Ted; Dawel, Amy; Robbins, Rachel; Barnes, Nick; He, Xuming; McKone, Elinor


Aims Previous studies and community information about everyday difficulties in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have focussed on domains such as reading and driving. Here, we provide the first in-depth examination of how impaired face perception impacts social interactions and quality of life in AMD. We also develop a Faces and Social Life in AMD brochure and information sheet, plus accompanying conversation starter, aimed at AMD patients and those who interact with them (family,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-12-31
Type: Journal article
Source: PLOS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209218
Access Rights: Open Access


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journal.pone.0209218 main article.pdf676.49 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
AMD_brochure_A4_Lane_etal_2018.pdfSup file - Brochure to print double sided3.46 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
AMD_InfoSheet_Lane_etal(2018)_PLOSONE.pdfSup file - Information Sheet72.05 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail
AMD_ConvStarter_Lane_etal(2018)_PLOSONE.pdfSup file - Conversation Starter108.23 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

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