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Anxiety and depression when handicapped person stroke

Correspondence to Author:  Diham Zahi, 

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Chu ibn rochd Casablanca, Morocco.


Objective: medical specialty sequelae of stroke square measure common, with depression and anxiety being the two most frequent manifestations.1–3 Our objective was to analyze the incidence of depression and anxiety in our patients once stroke.
Material/Patients and methods: A longitudinal study over twelve months from Gregorian calendar month 2014 to Gregorian calendar month 2015. It coated all cases of latest stroke supported the MPR service throughout this era. we tend to used HAD depression (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale Sigmond and Snaith).
Results: Of sixty four handicapped person patients followed in our department solely eighteen patients incontestible post-stroke depression (26.5%) and fourteen patients a state of tension (20.6%). The mean age was fifty seven.14 years with a variety from eighteen to eighty seven years. The sex- magnitude relation was one.1 for girls. the bulk of strokes were anaemia. medicine treatment was instituted for the eighteen patients.
Conclusion: Depression ought to be sought-after consistently all told patients once stroke, particularly within the early part and at regular interviews with family. It compromises practical prognosis and it’s a supply of demotivation particularly in rehabilitation.4–7.

depression, stroke, hemiplegia.


Diham Zahi. Anxiety and depression when handicapped person stroke. Annals of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 2024.

Journal Info

  • Journal Name: Annals of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Impact Factor: 2.709**
  • ISSN: 2770-4483
  • DOI: 10.52338/Appr
  • Short Name: APPR
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Volume: 6 (2024)
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  • Acceptance to publication: 10 days


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