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A recent study has shown that combining eye care and mental health care in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) rehabilitation can help to offset depression caused by vision loss. Occupational therapists taught participants how to use low-vision devices, make changes around the home, increase their social activities, and set goals. This approach, combined with medical management of AMD, helped reduce risk of clinical depression.
rehabilitation, eye health, eye sight, Behavior activation, bilateral AMD, low-vision rehabilitation
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Rated on: 1/23/2015 9:19:12 AM
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