Scientia Psychiatrica
Vol. 3 No. 1 (2022): Scientia Psychiatrica

The Role of Pharmacological Therapy and Psychotherapy in Post Stroke Depression

Nurlia Puspita Ratnasari (Departement of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang, Indonesia)

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Publish Date
23 Aug 2021


The most prevalent emotional illness following a stroke is post-stroke depression. Some of the symptoms of post-stroke depression include loss of interest, decreased energy, decreased appetite, problems sleeping, self-blame, and even suicide thoughts. To overcome the symptoms of post-stroke depression requires comprehensive management. In the PSD population, antidepressant medication has demonstrated to be effective. In order to obtain comprehensive health services, rehabilitation activities are also required as one of the therapies in the psychological sector of patients with post-stroke depression.

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Scientia Psychiatrica covers the latest developments in various fields of psychiatric : biological psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, child psychiatry, psychiatry of community, psychotherapy, drugs-related mental illness, psychiatry of geriatric, psychosomatics medicine, psychology, cultural psychiatry, ...