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ERIC Number: EJ823861
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
The Difference that Age Makes: Cultural Factors that Shape Older Adults' Responses to Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Mogk, Marja
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v102 n10 p581-590 Oct 2008
This article suggests that approaching vision loss from age-related macular degeneration from a sociocultural perspective, specifically considering perceptions of aging, blindness, disability, and generational viewpoints and norms, may be critical to understanding older adults' responses to vision loss and visual rehabilitation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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