Post-stroke pathological crying: frequency and correlation to depression.

  title={Post-stroke pathological crying: frequency and correlation to depression.},
  author={Grethe Andersen and Karsten Vestergaard and Margrethe Ingeman-Nielsen},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  volume={2 1},
While pathological crying has classically been described as a disturbance of the motor concomitants of emotional affect that is unrelated to mood, recent studies indicate that there may in fact be a correlation. We therefore undertook a study of post-stroke pathological crying in relation to mood score/depression and lesion site in an unselected stroke population the first year following stroke. The study population comprised 211 patients with first ever stroke (median age 69 years, range 25-80… CONTINUE READING

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