Impact of the severity of distance and near-vision impairment on depression and vision-specific quality of life in older people living in residential care.

@article{Lamoureux2009ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the severity of distance and near-vision impairment on depression and vision-specific quality of life in older people living in residential care.},
  author={Ecosse L Lamoureux and Eva K Fenwick and Kirsten L. Moore and Marlena Klaic and Karen N Borschmann and Keith R Hill},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 9},
  pages={4103-9}
}
PURPOSE To determine the relationship between the severity of distance and near-vision impairment on vision-specific quality of life (QoL) and depression in residential care residents. METHODS Residents from three low-level residential care facilities in Victoria (Australia) were recruited. All participants were assessed for cognitive impairment, distance and near-vision impairment (VI), and depression. Sociodemographic and other clinical data were also collected. The subscales of the Nursing… CONTINUE READING