Dysexecutive Syndrome After Stroke

  • Olivier GodefroyEmail author
  • Pierre Yves Garcia
  • Jean Marc Bugnicourt
  • Claire Leclercq
  • Martine Roussel


Disorders of executive functions represent a leading form of post-stroke cognitive impairment, regardless of stroke mechanism, and are important contributors to post-stroke disability. This chapter reviews executive functions and impairment of these functions and then discusses the main disorders observed in stroke and their assessment.


Executive Function Episodic Memory Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Rule Deduction Reaction Time Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olivier Godefroy
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pierre Yves Garcia
    • 2
  • Jean Marc Bugnicourt
    • 3
  • Claire Leclercq
    • 4
  • Martine Roussel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity HospitalAmiensFrance
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyCentre Hospitalier CompiegneCompiegneFrance
  3. 3.Department of NeurologyAmiens University HospitalAmiensFrance
  4. 4.Department of NeurologyCHU Amiens—Hôpital NordAmiensFrance

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