Visual impairment

How are visual impairments related to schizophrenia? 

In general, people with schizophrenia are reported to have increased rates of co-occurring conditions. These may include visual impairment, including short-sightedness (impaired long distance) or long-sightedness (impaired near distance).

What is the evidence for visual co-morbidity?

Moderate quality evidence suggests a large increased risk of visual impairment in people with schizophrenia compared to people without schizophrenia.

May 2019

Last updated at: 11:52 pm, 7th May 2019
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