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Late Neuropsychiatric Consequences of Stroke in the Elderly

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Title: Late Neuropsychiatric Consequences of Stroke in the Elderly
Authors: Lindén, Thomas
Issue Date: 7-Nov-2006
University: Göteborg University. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Inst of Neuroscience and Physiology. Dept of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: 1. Linden T, Skoog I, Fagerberg B, Steen B, Blomstrand C. Cognitive Impairment and Dementia 20 months after Stroke. Neuroepidemiology, 2004;23(1-2): 45-52.

2. Linden T, Samuelsson H, Skoog I, Blomstrand C. Visual Neglect and Cognitive Impairment in Elderly Patients Late after Stroke. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 2005; 111: 163-68.

3. Claesson L, Linden T, Skoog I, Blomstrand C. Cognitive Impairment after Stroke - Impact on Activities of Daily Living and Costs of Care for Elderly People. The Göteborg 70+ Stroke Study. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 2005; 19: 102-9.

4. Linden T, Blomstrand C, Skoog I. Depressive Disorders after 20 months in Elderly Stroke Patients. A Case-Control-Study. Stroke, Accepted with minor revision.
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Disputation: 24 November 2006, 09:00, Arvid Carlsson-salen Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Epidemiology
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Perceptual Disorders
Depressive Disorders
Activities of Daily Living
Health Care Costs
Abstract: Cognitive impairments and depression have considerable impacts on rehabilitation, quality of life and mortality after stroke. The understanding of cognitive and mood impairments in old and, in particular, very old stroke patients is not sufficient. The knowledge of the frequency of neglect, its relation to other cognitive impairments is meager, in the elderly and late after stroke despite its known effect on rehabilitation. As the economic burden of stroke is likely to increase, we need more ... more
ISBN: 91-628-6985-X
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