TITLE

2008 - Review: Psychological interventions prevent depression after stroke

AUTHOR(S)
Oczkowski, Wieslaw
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;11/18/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 5, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
35835900

 

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