Acta Clin Croat 2020 Mar;59(1):81-90
1Department of Neurology, Clinical Centre of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia; 2University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Novi Sad, Serbia; 3Department of Neurology, Clinical Centre of Republic of Srpska, Banjaluka, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 4University of Banjaluka, Faculty of Medicine, Banjaluka, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina; 5Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Clinical Centre of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia; 6Global Prevent, Institute for Occupational Health, Novi Sad, Serbia.
Post-stroke depression (PSD) is a severe and frequent stroke complication and one of the crucial factors for the outcome of rehabilitation and life quality after stroke. However, mood disorders frequently remain unnoticed and therefore untreated. The aim of the study was to examine all the potential risk factors and determine the independent predictors of early-onset depression after first-ever stroke, which would help identify high-risk patients, establish early diagnosis and timely treatment that would improve the course and prognosis of this disorder. Read More