Impact of post-stroke depression on rehabilitation, functional recovery and quality of life.

Lucia Pagano, Roberto Biondi


We present and discuss the results of a study on 40 patients with an outcome of ischemic stroke stabilized and the possible complications in the form of mental disorder related. The patients were examined by Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression, Modified Barthel Index and SF-36 for the assessment of quality of life. It is encouraged a global and multidisciplinary taking charge post-stroke patient that integrates neurological, psychiatric, psychological and physiatric competences.

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Rivista di Psicologia Clinica. Teoria e metodi dell'intervento

Rivista Telematica a Carattere Scientifico Registrazione presso il Tribunale civile di Roma (n.149/2006 del 17/03/2006)

ISSN 1828-9363