Common visual defects and peer victimization in children.

  title={Common visual defects and peer victimization in children.},
  author={Jeremy P Horwood and Andrea E Waylen and David Herrick and Cathy A Williams and Dieter Wolke},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  volume={46 4},
PURPOSE To investigate whether wearing glasses, having manifest strabismus, or having a history of wearing an eye patch predisposes preadolescent children to being victimized more frequently at school and whether the impact may be different on boys than on girls. METHODS Data were examined on 6536 children from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) based in the United Kingdom. At 7.5 years, the children undertook a detailed eye examination by orthoptists, including a… CONTINUE READING
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