Saturday, September 24, 2011

Studying Link between Poor Vision and Depression

"More than a third of blind and visually-impaired people could also suffer from depression, it has been claimed," according  a BBC post. "Researchers at Cardiff School of Optometry [Wales, Great Britain] are launching what they believe is the UK's first clinical study into the problem. Anyone with low vision can fill in questionnaires at opticians or optometrists in Wales in the next year. If necessary, they will be offered immediate treatment. The Depression in Visual Impairment Trial (DEPVIT) is being conducted by the School of Optometry in conjunction with the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association." Read more.

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