Post-stroke psychoemotional disorders: modern medical therapy

July 4, 2018
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A review of the literature on some of the most common psychoemotional disorders noted after a stroke, a phenomenology of mood and emotional disorders are presented. The prevalence of psychoemotional disorders, their negative impact on the recovery of neurological disorders and cognitive functions are given. The necessity of timely diagnosis and correction of emotional disturbances in patients who underwent acute cerebrovascular accident and the effectiveness of the integrated approach in treatment were substantiated. The general pathogenetic links in the development of post-stroke psychoemotional disorders — depression, anxiety and their connection with the process of rehabilitation and social rehabilitation of patients were described, as well as the possibility of pharmacotherapy with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, in particular escitalopram.

Published: 27.06.2018

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