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BACKGROUND Poststroke apathy affects 19-55% of patients following stroke and has a negative impact on functional recovery, general health, and quality of life, as well as being a source of significant burden for caregivers. AIMS A major clinical issue is the delayed diagnosis of poststroke apathy, and so the aim of our study is to evaluate the(More)
Out of the total ischemic stroke events, about 4 % of them affect the cerebellum [1]. Traditionally, studies on cerebellar function have focused on the motor functions. It is clear now that the cerebellum underlies numerous nonmotor networks [2] and has a role not only in higher cognitive functions [3], but also in emotional and behavioral processing [4].(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Poststroke depression (PSD) is a frequent complication of stroke with detrimental consequences in terms of quality of life and functional outcomes. In individuals with major depression, several studies have demonstrated an alteration of affective prosody. The aim of this study is to identify prosodic markers that may be predictive of(More)
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND Sleep plays a central role in maintaining health and cognition. In most epidemiologic studies, sleep is evaluated by self-report questionnaires but several reports suggest that these evaluations might be less accurate than objective measures such as polysomnography or actigraphy. Determinants of the discrepancy between objective and(More)
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