Dry eye disease in patients with depressive and anxiety disorders in Shanghai.

@article{Wen2012DryED,
  title={Dry eye disease in patients with depressive and anxiety disorders in Shanghai.},
  author={Wen Wen and Yanru Wu and Yuhong Chen and Lan Gong and Meiyan Li and Xueli Chen and Manni Yan and Zeping Xiao and Xinghuai Sun},
  journal={Cornea},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={686-92}
}
PURPOSE To investigate dry eye disease (DED) and risk factors in patients with depressive or anxiety disorders at a psychiatric clinic in China. METHODS Cross-sectional study. Subjects (≥16 years) who had depressive or anxiety disorders were evaluated with history, questionnaires (Self-rating Anxiety Scale, Self-rating Depression Scale, and Ocular Surface Disease Index), and eye examination. RESULTS There were 472 psychiatric patients in the study, including 176 patients (37%) with… CONTINUE READING