‘Visualizing’ depression before it takes hold could lessen the emotional burden of stroke

Learning to come to terms with the physical changes that can characterize a post-stroke life requires a lot of attention. Therefore, it can be easy to ignore the emotional burden that comes with the condition. But with disorders such as depressed mood (which if left unchecked can develop into major depressive disorder (MDD) being a…

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Can statins reduce the risk of depression in the first year after stroke?

Depression after stroke can hit anyone. A big part of stroke recovery is learning to accept that things might not be exactly the same. We are constantly learning about new ways to overcome the everyday challenges presented by stroke recovery. However, things aren’t always easy. And when things start to get difficult, depression can affect…

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