Volume 21 No 3 (2023)
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Association of ocular diseases with schizophrenia
Dr. Mehak Preet Singh Marwah, Dr. Karanbir Singh Dhillon, Dr. Akash, Dr. Harpreet Kaur, Dr. Divjot Kaur
To study the association of ocular diseases with schizophrenia. Materials & methods:A total of 100 subjects were enrolled. The age of subject was 20-35 years. Ocular neurovascular diseases diagnosed with psychiatric disorder as schizophrenia were included. Control groups without psychiatric disorders were included. The data was collected and result was analysed using SPSS software. Results:A total of 100 subjects were enrolled. The presence of previous glaucoma was significantly associated with a higher risk of schizophrenia with p- value 0.02. Among the different types of glaucoma, glaucoma suspect 3 (6) with p- value 0.05 and open-angle glaucoma 1 (2) with p- value 0.02 showed significant associations with schizophrenia. Conclusion:Ocular neurovascular diseases, especially glaucoma, were associated with increased risks of schizophrenia.
schizophrenia, glaucoma, ocular diseases.
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