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Dual Sensory Loss, Mental Health, and Wellbeing of Older Adults Living in China

Heine, Chyrisse; gong, cathy; Browning, Colette

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Introduction: Deterioration in vision and hearing commonly occurs as adults age. Existing literature shows that Dual Sensory Loss (DSL) is a prevalent condition amongst older adults. In China, it has been estimated that 57.2% of the population experience DSL. Based on a small number of research papers, it has been identified that DSL influences mental health and wellbeing. The aims of this study were to explore the relationship between DSL and mental health and wellbeing in a sample of older...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-04-24
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196736
Source: Frontiers in Public Health
DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00092
Access Rights: Open Access

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