Depressive symptoms and executive functioning in stroke patients: a follow-up study.

@article{Bour2011DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive symptoms and executive functioning in stroke patients: a follow-up study.},
  author={A M J J Bour and Sascha M. C. Rasquin and Martien Limburg and Frans R. J. Verhey},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={679-86}
}
BACKGROUND Cognitive and emotional sequellae are commonly observed in stroke patients and these symptoms often co-occur. Diagnosis can be difficult since symptoms of depression and executive dysfunction overlap. OBJECTIVE To study the longitudinal relationship between depressive symptoms and executive dysfunction in stroke patients. METHODS The study comprises of 116 first-ever stroke patients who were followed-up for 2 years and who were assessed for emotional and cognitive sequellae after… CONTINUE READING
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