Preventing Post-Stroke Depression

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Stroke within the last 120 days

Exclusion Criteria

- DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) IV criteria for major or minor depressive disorder
- Heart, respiratory, kidney, or liver failure; severely disabling musculoskeletal disorder; or cancer
- Diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Multiple System Atrophy, or Huntington's disease
- Pre-existing dementia or aphasia with severe language comprehension deficits
- Alcohol or substance abuse or dependence within the last 12 months
- Recurrent unipolar or bipolar disorder prior to the stroke