Psychosocial adjustment to age-related macular degeneration
This article reports on a study of the psychosocial adjustment to age-related macular degeneration of 30 elderly persons by comparing the responses of subjects with this condition to those from age- and sex-matched controls on four psychosocial scales: life satisfaction, daily hassles, social support, and self-esteem. The subjects with the condition reported significantly poorer life satisfaction and greater stress, perhaps as a result of poor social support.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||For more information, please refer to the journal's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1995 American Foundation for the Blind|
|Deposited On:||01 Dec 2006|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2009 17:16|
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