Interventions for treating anxiety after stroke.

  title={Interventions for treating anxiety after stroke.},
  author={C Alexia Campbell Burton and John Holmes and Jenni Murray and David Gillespie and Catherine E. Lightbody and Caroline L. Watkins and Peter Knapp},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Approximately 20% of stroke patients experience anxiety at some point after stroke. OBJECTIVES To determine if any treatment for anxiety after stroke decreases the proportion of patients with anxiety disorders or symptoms, and to determine the effect of treatment on quality of life, disability, depression, social participation, risk of death or caregiver burden. SEARCH METHODS We searched the trials register of the Cochrane Stroke Group (October 2010), CENTRAL (The Cochrane… CONTINUE READING


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