The Clinical Neuropsychiatry of Stroke

Cognitive, Behavioral and Emotional Disorders following Vascular Brain Injury

The Clinical Neuropsychiatry of Stroke

This second edition, published in 2006, covers the range of neuropsychiatric syndromes associated with stroke, including cognitive, emotional and behavioural disorders such as depression, anxiety and psychosis. There is growing recognition among a wide range of clinicians and allied healthcare staff that post-stroke neuropsychiatric syndromes are common and serious. Such complications can have a negative impact on recovery and even survival; however, there is now evidence suggesting that pre-emptive therapeutic intervention in high-risk patient groups can prevent the initial onset of the conditions. This opportunity for primary prevention marks a huge advance in the management of this patient population.


"This is the second edition of the most important book on the neuropsychiatric consequences of vascular brain disease. Written and edited by the leading and internationally recognized clinician-researcher on post-stroke psychiatric disorders, this book remains essential reading for all physicians who treat stroke patients."
Michael J. Schrift, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

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