Screening for anxiety and depression after stroke: comparison of the hospital anxiety and depression scale and the Montgomery and Asberg depression rating scale.

@article{Sagen2009ScreeningFA,
  title={Screening for anxiety and depression after stroke: comparison of the hospital anxiety and depression scale and the Montgomery and Asberg depression rating scale.},
  author={Ulrike Sagen and Tom Gunnar Vik and Torbj\orn {\AA} Moum and Tore J\orgen M\orland and Arnstein Finset and Toril Dammen},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2009},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={325-32}
}
OBJECTIVE Anxiety and depression after stroke are frequent, but are often overlooked and not assessed. The aims of the study were to (1) assess the prevalence of anxiety and depression and (2) compare the performance of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and Montgomery and Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) as screening instruments for anxiety and depression disorders 4 months after stroke. METHODS Stroke patients, consecutively admitted to a stroke unit, were assessed with… CONTINUE READING

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