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MiRNAs likely play an important role in the occurrence and development of depression, and can be used as potential targets for treatment of depression.
Researchers studying stroke patients have found a strong association between impairments in a network of the brain involved in emotional regulation and the severity of post-stroke depression.
Depression is more prevalent among stroke and transient ischemic attack survivors than in the general population.
People who have experienced a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) experience high rates of depression, but up to two-thirds of them are undertreated.
Stroke patients who are not successfully treated for depression are at higher risk of losing some of their capability to function normally.
People who have a stroke are more likely to be dependent if they are depressed, older or have other medical problems.
Even when patients recover most functional ability in the first months after a blood-clot related stroke, they gradually become more dependent over the next five years
Stroke patients who partake in a therapeutic exercise program may experience a reduction in depressive symptoms, according to the results of a study published the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.