Randomized controlled trial on the effects of CCTV training on quality of life, depression, and adaptation to vision loss.

@article{Burggraaff2012RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized controlled trial on the effects of CCTV training on quality of life, depression, and adaptation to vision loss.},
  author={Marloes C. Burggraaff and Ruth M. A. van Nispen and Dirk L. Knol and Peter J Ringens and Ger H. M. B. van Rens},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 7},
  pages={3645-52}
}
PURPOSE In addition to performance-based measures, vision-related quality of life (QOL) and other subjective measures of psychosocial functioning are considered important outcomes of training in the visually impaired. In a multicenter, masked, randomized controlled trial, subjective effects of training in the use of closed-circuit televisions (CCTV) were investigated. METHODS Patients (n = 122) were randomized either to a treatment group that received usual delivery instructions from the… CONTINUE READING