Dementia and Poststroke Major Depression

  • Robert G. Robinson
Conference paper


Numerous studies have identified depression as a frequent consequence of ischemic brain infarction [1–4], and several studies have identified greater cognitive impairment in depressed compared with nondepressed patients following stroke [5–7].


Cognitive Impairment Major Depression Acute Stroke Minor Depression Dexamethasone Suppression Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert G. Robinson
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  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryThe University of Iowa College of MedicineIowa CityUSA

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