2008 - Review: Psychological interventions prevent depression after stroke

Oczkowski, Wieslaw
November 2008
ACP Journal Club;11/18/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 5, p11
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a study to find out if psychological or pharmaceutical interventions prevent depression in patients with stroke. Studies selected compared psychological therapy with standard care or a pharmaceutical agent with placebo for prevention of depression in patients with stroke. Meta-analysis showed that psychological interventions reduced risk for meeting the criteria for depression after stroke.


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