Depressive symptoms and age-related macular degeneration in older people: the cardiovascular health study.

@article{Sun2007DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive symptoms and age-related macular degeneration in older people: the cardiovascular health study.},
  author={Cong Jie Sun and Gabriella Tikellis and Ronald Klein and David C. Steffens and Emily K Marino Larsen and Tien Yin Wong},
  journal={Ophthalmic epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={127-33}
}
PURPOSE To examine the association between age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and depressive symptoms. METHODS Population-based, cross-sectional study. A total of 2,194 persons aged 69-97 years were included in the current analyses. During the 1997-1998 examination, retinal photography from one randomly selected eye was graded for presence of early and late AMD using a modified Wisconsin AMD by Grading System. Depressive symptoms were assessed via a modified version of the Centers for… CONTINUE READING