Depressive symptoms among community-dwelling, post-stroke elders in Hong Kong.

  title={Depressive symptoms among community-dwelling, post-stroke elders in Hong Kong.},
  author={Simon Ching Lam and Linda Yin-King Lee and Karen Wing-Sau To},
  journal={International nursing review},
  volume={57 2},
BACKGROUND Depressive symptoms adversely affect functional recovery among post-stroke elders. Such symptoms manifest when elders face difficulties in realistic daily living after being discharged. AIMS The aim of this study was to examine (1) the prevalence of depressive symptoms among community-dwelling post-stroke elders, (2) the relationship between depressive symptoms and demographic and clinical characteristics among community-dwelling post-stroke elders, and (3) the demographic and… CONTINUE READING


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