Citalopram for post-stroke pathological crying

@article{Andersen1993CitalopramFP,
  title={Citalopram for post-stroke pathological crying},
  author={G. Andersen and K. Vestergaard and J. Riis},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1993},
  volume={342},
  pages={837-839}
}
  • G. Andersen, K. Vestergaard, J. Riis
  • Published 1993
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Post-stroke pathological crying is a distressing condition in which episodes occur in response to minor stimuli without associated mood changes. There is preliminary evidence of disturbed serotoninergic neurotransmission in such cases. We investigated the effect of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor citalopram on uncontrolled crying in stroke patients in a double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study. 16 consecutive patients (median age 58.5 years, range 40-83) entered the 9-week… CONTINUE READING
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