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Do Children With Strabismus Have an Increased Risk for Mental Illness?

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  1. As part of the healthcare team you are seeing a 7-year-old girl with a history of exotropic strabismus. The family is considering corrective surgery for the patient. In the previous study by Archer and colleagues, corrective surgery was associated with improvements in all of the following quality-of-life domains EXCEPT:
    Positive well-being
    General health perception
    Social relations
    Functional limitations
  2. All of the following mental health diagnoses were significantly associated with strabismus among children in the current study by Lee and colleagues EXCEPT:
    Depressive disorder
    Anxiety disorder
    Substance use disorder