Advances in antidepressants for treating post-stroke depression.

  title={Advances in antidepressants for treating post-stroke depression.},
  author={Stefano Paolucci},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  volume={18 10},
INTRODUCTION Post-stroke depression (PSD) is a common and serious complication after stroke, occurring in nearly one third of stroke survivors, and affecting mortality rate, functional outcome, rehabilitation results and quality of life. However, in the common clinical practice only a minority of patients are properly treated. A relatively small number of scientific reports are available on clinical usefulness and safety of antidepressants (ADs) in PSD. Areas covered: This report provides an… CONTINUE READING
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