Depression may triple early death risk in stroke survivors

01/13/2013 | Yahoo

Stoke survivors who develop depression face triple the risk of early death from any cause compared with those who do not become depressed, data presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology meeting showed. "Our research highlights the importance of screening for and treating depression in people who have experienced a stroke," study author Dr. Amytis Towfighi said.

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