Tuesday, April 30, 2013

1 in 3 Stroke Victims Later Contend with Depression | Psych Central News

Researchers believe that about one-third of patients suffer depression following a stroke and this depression can, in turn, increase the risk of another stroke.
Physicians at Loyola University Medical Center in suburban Chicago write that antidepressant medications such as fluoxetine (Prozac), sertraline (Zoloft), and escitalopram (Lexapro), can often relieve the initial depression.


1 in 3 Stroke Victims Later Contend with Depression | Psych Central News

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