Methylphenidate treatment of poststroke depression in a patient with global aphasia

P. Masand, P. Chaudhary

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Abstract

A 76-year-old male with poststroke depression, seizure disorder, and global aphasia improved markedly when treated with methylphenidate. The use of psychostimulants in this population as well as their effect on seizure threshold is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)271-274
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Clinical Psychiatry
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

Keywords

  • Depression
  • Methylphenidate
  • Pyschostimulants
  • Seizures
  • Stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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