Psychosocial impact of visual impairment and coping strategies in female ex-Service personnel.

  title={Psychosocial impact of visual impairment and coping strategies in female ex-Service personnel.},
  author={Sharon A M Stevelink and Nicola T. Fear},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps},
  volume={162 2},
PURPOSE To examine how vision loss affects the psychosocial well-being of female ex-Service personnel and how they cope with their visual impairment. METHOD A cross-sectional study was conducted consisting of two study phases. During phase 1, a questionnaire was undertaken via the telephone with nine female ex-Service personnel (all under 55 years of age) using clinical screening measures to identify the probable presence of the following mental health disorders: depression (Patient Health… CONTINUE READING
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