Vision Loss and Depression May Be Linked

Vision Loss and Depression May Be LinkedPeople with depression are more likely to have self-reported vision loss, according to a new study. After accounting for a number of factors — including age, sex and general health — the researchers concluded there was a significant association between self-reported vision loss and depression. The study did not, however, show that one causes the other.

“Better recognition of depression among people reporting reduced ability to perform routine activities of daily living due to vision loss is warranted,” they concluded.

To know more read the full pressrelease by Robert Preidt, healthday reporter published on webmd.com.

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