The symptomatology of post-stroke depression: comparison of stroke and myocardial infarction patients.

@article{Bour2009TheSO,
  title={The symptomatology of post-stroke depression: comparison of stroke and myocardial infarction patients.},
  author={A M J J Bour and Sascha M. C. Rasquin and Ivo Aben and Jacqueline J M H Strik and A M H P Boreas and Harry I G M Crijns and Martien Limburg and Frans R. J. Verhey},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={1134-42}
}
BACKGROUND Depression is a frequent problem in stroke patients but, all too often, the problem goes unrecognized. How depression-like symptoms in post-stroke depression (PSD) should be interpreted is still subject to debate. If PSD has a distinct symptom profile of depression accompanying other chronic vascular somatic conditions then this could imply that PSD is a specific disease entity. OBJECTIVE To study whether depressed stroke patients exhibit other signs and symptoms than patients… CONTINUE READING