Diagnosis and treatment of depression comorbid with neurologic disorders.

@article{Raskind2008DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and treatment of depression comorbid with neurologic disorders.},
  author={Murray A. Raskind},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 11 Suppl 2},
  pages={S28-37}
}
Depression is common in patients with neurologic disorders such as Alzheimer disease, stroke, Parkinson disease, and multiple sclerosis. Diagnosing depression in the context of neurologic disease is challenging, given the overlap between many signs and symptoms of depression with those of the neurologic disorders. Cognitive impairment further complicates diagnostic evaluation. The etiology of depression in these patients is not well understood and variously has been attributed to emotional… CONTINUE READING

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