Psychological and Educational Correlates of Strabismus in School Children

  title={Psychological and Educational Correlates of Strabismus in School Children},
  author={Bruce J. Tonge and George L. Lipton and Gwen Crawford},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={71 - 77}
The results of a study investigating the relationship of psychiatric and cognitive disorder with strabismus and its treatment in primary school aged children are reported. Results suggest that children with strabismus have a higher prevalence of psychiatric disorder, particularly an emotional disorder or psychosis. Subjects also had an increased risk of having educational problems and of exhibiting difficulties with tasks involving visual perception. Variables related to the nature and… 

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