Depression and other mental health diagnoses after stroke increase inpatient and outpatient medical utilization three years poststroke.

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OBJECTIVE Poststroke depression (PSD) has been linked to negative outcomes, including mortality and decreased functioning. However, the effect of PSD and other mental health conditions on inpatient and outpatient healthcare utilization after stroke has not been examined. The primary objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between PSD and… (More)

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@article{Ghose2005DepressionAO, title={Depression and other mental health diagnoses after stroke increase inpatient and outpatient medical utilization three years poststroke.}, author={Sushmita Ghose and Linda S. Williams and Ralph W. Swindle}, journal={Medical care}, year={2005}, volume={43 12}, pages={1259-64} }