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In this letter to the editor, Finsterer and colleagues comment on an article by Manu et al.
Stroke, Epilepsy, and Antiepileptic Drugs as the Etiology of Major Depressive Disorder: A Case Report and Review
This report describes an unusual case of severe depression that developed as a result of a series of neurologic insults, starting with a stroke that was followed by a rare form of seizures, lateralized periodic discharges. Read on to find out more.
Emotional disturbances are common among stroke survivors. This report describes a case in which a patient with poststroke emotionalism was incorrectly diagnosed with depression.
Effect of Tandospirone, a Partial Agonist of the 5-HT1A Receptor, in a Patient With Chronic Poststroke Emotional Incontinence With Anxiousness
Excessive and inappropriate emotional expressions may be exhibited months after a patient's stroke. Traditional SSRIs may help for a while, but as brain stem lesions progress, drugs that target other receptors may be necessary to treat chronic PSEI.
Research on antipsychotics and stroke risk has focused on elderly demented patients, who have higher stroke risk than younger patients.Â This study compared stroke risk between typical and atypical antipsychotics in non-demented, non-elderly individuals.
Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is a rare type of stroke associated with a diverse range of etiologic factors. Although venous stasis following strangulation has been hypothetically proposed as a possible cause of CVT, there has been no report to date of a patient in whom CVT occurred after strangulation. Read this case report to find out more.
Depressive Symptoms Following Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: Is It Time for a More Intensive Treatment Approach? Results From the TABASCO Cohort Study
Your patients who develop depression following a stroke or a transient ischemic attack are at increased risk for cognitive impairment and functional deterioration. Learn more in this article, which covers results from the Tel Aviv Brain Acute Stroke Cohort (TABASCO) study.
Are hypnotics associated with an increased risk of stroke? See results from this nationwide case-control study. The impact of hypnotics on stroke was examined by multiple logistic regression models and sensitivity analyses.