ERIC Number: EJ746003
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep
Reference Count: 28
Psychosocial Intervention for Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Pilot Project
Wahl, Hans-Werner; Kammerer, Annette; Holz, Frank; Miller, Daniel; Becker, Stefanie; Kaspar, Roman; Himmelsbach, Ines
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v100 n9 p533-544 Sep 2006
This study evaluated an emotion-focused and a problem-focused intervention designed for patients with age-related macular degeneration. It found a limited decrease in depression in the emotion-focused group and an increase in active problem orientation and in adaptation to vision loss in the problem-focused group.
Descriptors: Evaluation, Pilot Projects, Psychological Patterns, Emotional Response, Aging (Individuals), Intervention, Depression (Psychology), Patients, Adjustment (to Environment), Problem Solving, Coping, Group Counseling, Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Visual Impairments
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Germany