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Post-stroke depression: scientifically substantiated approaches to choosing therapy

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The paper reviews the data available in the literature on the epidemiology of post-stroke depression (PSD), its pathogenetic mechanisms, and an association between stroke and depression. It gives the clinical types of PSD, the results of trials of the efficacy of antidepressants in these patients, and the use of escitalopram.

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Yulia Aleksandrovna Starchina

Department of Nervous Diseases, Faculty of Therapeutics


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Starchina Yu.A. Post-stroke depression: scientifically substantiated approaches to choosing therapy. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2012;4(1):116-120. (In Russ.)

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