Age-related changes in neuroplasticity impede recovery in post-stroke depression: a novel exercise and brain stimulation paradigm to prime neuroplastic potential
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February 2019 -
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Depression is the most common neuropsychiatric manifestation following stroke. Depression amongst U.S. Veteran stroke survivors occurs more frequently than in non-Veterans and is associated with increased health care utilization, including more frequent and lengthier hospitalizations. Post-stroke depression (PSD) also interferes with functional recovery. The neuroplastic processes underlying stroke rehabilitation are likely impeded by depression thus limiting the response to rehabilitative strat...